Debate 1 – Why robotic thyroidectomy is the future


Presented by Woung Young Chung, MD at the SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting: SAGES/AAES – MIS Endocrine Postgraduate Course: Controversial Topics in MIS Endocrine Surgery

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feasibility & safety–1:43

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