A model for predicting outcomes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer and model performance in comparison with other classification systems.

@article{Yildirim2005AMF,
  title={A model for predicting outcomes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer and model performance in comparison with other classification systems.},
  author={Emin Yildirim},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={200 3},
  pages={378-92}
}
  • Emin Yildirim
  • Published 2005 in Journal of the American College of Surgeons
BACKGROUND This study was performed to determine the prognostic factors for differentiated thyroid cancer, and to establish a mathematical prognostic model. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was conducted in 347 differentiated thyroid cancer patients. Univariate and multivariate prognostic factor analyses were carried out using the Kaplan-Meier and Cox regression methods. RESULTS Without adjustment for treatment in the multivariate analysis, age, tumor size, angioinvasion, and distant… CONTINUE READING

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