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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.49 n.4 Cape Town Nov. 2011




Is routine drainage after total thyroidectomy necessary?



Selim Sözen

Elaziğ Training and Research Hospital, Elaziğ, Turkey



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