Hasan Aldailami

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The effectiveness of prophylactic central neck dissection (pCND) in the treatment of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) to prevent local recurrence is controversial. We performed a meta-analysis to assess the effect of pCND on local recurrence in PTC. Exhaustive search of online search engines identified five retrospective studies that compared(More)
BACKGROUND Mutation analysis is potentially a powerful tool to enhance the diagnostic accuracy of thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy specimens. However, some clinicians may rely on a negative mutation panel to exclude malignancy. We aimed to determine the malignancy rate in indeterminate lesions with negative mutation analysis. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Over the past 3 decades, there has been a significant increase in the incidence of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors in the United States. Incidentally discovered carcinoids in the lower gastrointestinal tract have probably contributed to this increase. In this study we aimed to compare the clinicopathologic characteristics of incidentally(More)
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