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Am J Surg. 2011 Sep;202(3):369-71. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.06.004.

Endocrine surgery.

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  • Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA. tswang@mcw.edu


The increasing complexity in the management of surgical disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and neuroendocrine pancreas tumors have led to the emergence of endocrine surgery as a surgical subspecialty. Studies showing the relationship between hospital/surgeon volume and patient outcomes highlight the importance of advanced postgraduate training in this field.

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