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Letter to the editor regarding “Changes in frailty after parathyroid and thyroid surgery”

Published:February 17, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2022.01.017
      We have read the original article entitled “Changes in frailty after parathyroid and thyroid surgery” by McCoy et al published in Surgery.
      • McCoy K.L.
      • Hall D.E.
      • Recker A.
      • Carty S.E.
      • Yip L.
      Changes in frailty after parathyroid and thyroid surgery.
      We would like to congratulate the authors on this successful original study and make some contributions and comments.
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        • Hall D.E.
        • Recker A.
        • Carty S.E.
        • Yip L.
        Changes in frailty after parathyroid and thyroid surgery.
        Surgery. 2022; 171: 718-724
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