Comparative analysis between a bipolar vessel sealing and cutting device and the tie and suture technique in thyroidectomy: A randomized clinical trial. Surgery 2017; 161: 477–484.

Published: 17th May 2017

Authors: Chavez KV, Barajas EM, Ramirez J, Pantoja JP, Sierra M, Velázquez-Fernandez D et al.


In this study that included 41 procedures, use of the shears speeded up the procedure by 32.5min (P=0.006), and improved postoperative pain, without increasing the risk of complications.

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