Endoscopic minimally invasive thyroidectomy: first clinical experience

Thomas Wilhelm & Andreas Metzig
In the past decade many efforts have been undertaken to reduce surgical access trauma in thyroidectomy. Endoscopic approaches from an axillary, chest or bilateral breast approach don’t fulfil the criteria of minimal-invasive procedures. We have developed an exclusively endoscopic minimal-invasive[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]