Candidates for Limited Lateral Neck Dissection among Patients with Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

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Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is associated with an excellent prognosis but frequently spreads to regional lymph nodes. The extent of neck dissection, particularly routine level II or V lymphadenectomy, is still controversial as it may lead to spinal accessory nerve injury and associated postoperative morbidities. We assessed the diagnostic value of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-013-2361-6

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@article{Kang2013CandidatesFL, title={Candidates for Limited Lateral Neck Dissection among Patients with Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma}, author={Byung Chul Kang and Jong-Lyel Roh and Jeong Hyun Lee and Kyung-Ja Cho and Gyungyub Gong and Seung-Ho Choi and Soon Yuhl Nam and Sang Yoon Kim}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2013}, volume={38}, pages={863-871} }