Use of a silicone penrose drain to protect incised skin edges during thyroid surgery

Yong Sang Lee, Bup Woo Kim, Hang Seok Chang, Cheong Soo Park

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Acceptable wound cosmesis is an important issue in thyroidectomy. We introduce a simple, economical and effective method of preventing traction and thermal damage to the incised skin edges during thyroidectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)NP1-NP2
JournalSurgical Innovation
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Aug 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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