Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences

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Thoracoscopic Thymectomy

Mohammad Vaziri 1 , *
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1 Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, General Surgery Department of Hazrat Rasool, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: August 30, 2013, 2 (3); 35-6
  • Published Online: June 30, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 16, 2013
  • Accepted: May 28, 2013

To Cite: Vaziri M. Thoracoscopic Thymectomy, J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2013 ; 2(3):35-6.

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