Use of a Silicone Penrose Drain to Protect Incised Skin Edges During Thyroid Surgery
Yong Sang Lee ; Bup Woo Kim ; Cheong Soo Park ; Hang-Seok Chang
Surgical Innovation, Vol.20(4) : NP1~NP2, 2013
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.