Shang-Yan Xu

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the differences in sonographic features of papillary thyroid carcinoma between neck lymph node metastatic and non-metastatic groups. METHODS A total of 155 patients with 155 papillary thyroid carcinoma nodules were included and divided into two groups: with neck lymph node metastases (52 cases) and(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess sonographic features of thyroid nodules associated with malignancy and to establish a scoring and categorizing method based on sonographic features. METHODS A total of 2445 patients with 2445 thyroid nodules were included and divided into 2 groups: benign (1493 cases) and malignant (952 cases). First, 10 sonographic features,(More)
OBJECTIVES Preoperative prediction of lymph node metastasis is of clinical importance for the surgical treatment of thyroid tumor. The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinicopathologic factors and thyroid nodule sonographic features predictive of central lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. METHODS Clinicopathologic factors and(More)
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