Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy

  • Paolo Miccoli
  • Gabriele Materazzi


Primary Hyperparathyroidism Parathyroid Carcinoma Endemic Goiter Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Strap Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Miccoli
    • 1
  • Gabriele Materazzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryAzienda Ospedale Università di PisaPisaItaly

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