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Happy 20th birthday to minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy!

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Dionigi, G., Dralle, H., Materazzi, G. et al. Happy 20th birthday to minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy!. J Endocrinol Invest 43, 385–388 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-019-01119-1

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