Algorithm for safe and effective reoperative thyroid bed surgery for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Farrag2007AlgorithmFS,
  title={Algorithm for safe and effective reoperative thyroid bed surgery for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={Tarik Y. Farrag and Nishant Mukesh Agrawal and Sheila Sheth and C Bettegowda and Marjorie Ewertz and Matthew Kim and Ralph P Tufano},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={
          1069-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to review our experience with reoperative thyroid bed surgery (RTBS) for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), and present an algorithm for safe and effective RTBS. METHODS This is a retrospective study. Records of 33 consecutive patients who underwent RTBS for recurrent/persistent PTC in a previously operated thyroid bed, and were operated upon by the senior author (R.P.T.) July 2001 to January 2006 were reviewed. Reports of the pre- and… CONTINUE READING
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