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Optimal treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma with mitotane: results in a consecutive series of 96 patients.
Mitotane is considered to be the drug of choice for patients with inoperable, recurrent and metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma, although a favourable effect of this drug on survival has never beenExpand
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Embolization for vertebral metastases of follicular thyroid carcinoma.
The technique of selective embolization has been applied for years in the treatment of vascular anomalies, severe hemorrhage and benign or malignant tumors, notably vertebral metastases of renal cellExpand
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Probable risk of tumour induction after retro-orbital irradiation for Graves' ophthalmopathy.
Abstract Retrobulbar irradiation for Graves' ophthalmopathy is considered as a safe treatment and has recently been recommended as the initial treatment for patients with moderately severe eyeExpand
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Effects of low‐iodide diet on postsurgical radioiodide ablation therapy in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma
objective Most patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) undergo total thyroidectomy followed by routine radioiodide thyroid remnant ablation. Most centres that routinely performExpand
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Role of Fine-needle Aspiration Biopsy and Frozen Section Examination in Determining the Extent of Thyroidectomy
Abstract. Traditionally the extent of thyroidectomy in patients with nodular thyroid disease has been based on peroperative frozen section examination (FS). Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) andExpand
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The value of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in patients with nodular thyroid disease divided into groups of suspicion of malignant neoplasms on clinical grounds.
The accuracy of clinical diagnosis and fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) was evaluated in 169 patients surgically treated for nodular thyroid disease. Patients were divided into three groups withExpand
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Differentiated thyroid cancer: a stage adapted approach to the treatment of regional lymph node metastases.
The controversy in the management of regional lymph nodes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer is discussed on the basis of a review of the literature. Since no prospective studies have yetExpand
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Frequency and degree of aneuploidy in benign and malignant thyroid neoplasms
The frequency and degree of aneuploidy in 44 benign and 124 malignant thyroid neoplasms were analyzed by DNA flow cytometry. Single aneuploid cell populations were found in 72% of theExpand
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Hypothyroidism in an area of endemic goiter and cretinism in Central Java, Indonesia.
In an area of severe endemic goiter in Central Java, Indonesia, clinical overt or mild hypothyroidism appeared to be present in 7 out of 20 cretins and also in 12 out of 94 non-cretinous subjects,Expand
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The role of radioactive iodine in the treatment of advanced differentiated thyroid carcinoma
131I therapy may be beneficial for patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) but there have been relatively few studies of the prognostic factors which influence the outcome. We haveExpand
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