Bilateral central lymph node dissection with thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer

@inproceedings{ElKased2015BilateralCL,
  title={Bilateral central lymph node dissection with thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer},
  author={Ahmad F El-Kased and Hossam A El-Foll and Ahmad S El-Gammal and Tarek H.A. Abu El-Nasr},
  year={2015}
}
Objectives The aims of the study were to evaluate the frequency and pattern of central neck lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer and its relation to the lateral neck lymph node metastasis. Also, this study aimed to evaluate the complications of central neck dissection. Background The indications and extent of central lymph node dissection (CLND) in the treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma remain controversial, and its therapeutic effect remains debatable. Patients and methods A… CONTINUE READING