Bronchoscopic diagnosis of thyroid cancer with laryngotracheal invasion.


HYPOTHESIS Some controversy exists concerning the appropriate surgical management for patients with thyroid cancer invading the laryngotracheal wall. We have used shaving of the wall when cancer invasion was confined to the perichondrium, and extensive resection when it invaded further. Preoperative assessment of the depth and length of laryngotracheal… (More)


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@article{Koike2001BronchoscopicDO, title={Bronchoscopic diagnosis of thyroid cancer with laryngotracheal invasion.}, author={Emiko Koike and H. Yamashita and Shinzaburo Noguchi and Akihiro Ohshima and Seiji Watanabe and Shinya Uchino and Kiyoshi Takatsu and Rie Nishii}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2001}, volume={136 10}, pages={1185-9} }