Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 2021 Apr 20;82(2):78-82. Epub 2021 Mar 20.
Department of endocrine surgery, Hôpital Lyon Sud, 165, rue du grand Revoyet, 69495 Pierre-Bénite, France; Inserm U1290, Research on Healthcare Performance Lab (RESHAPE), Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1, domaine Rockefeller, 8, avenue Rockefeller, 69003 Lyon, France. Electronic address:
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