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Patient satisfaction after thyroidectomy - the width of the scar is more important than the length.

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Summary of "Patient satisfaction after thyroidectomy - the width of the scar is more important than the length."

 To avoid a scar on the neck, alternative methods of thyroidectomy have been developed. The aim of our study was to determine the significance of the scar and the factors influencing satisfaction after classical thyroidectomy in the long term.

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Name: Laryngo- rhino- otologie
ISSN: 1438-8685
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