Central Lymph Node Metastasis as a Predictor of Lateral Node Involvement in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Reply to Letter


We would like to thank Dr. Pradeep and colleagues for their comments on our article regarding the quantitative relationship between central and lateral lymph node metastases (LNM) in papillary thyroid carcinoma [1]. We agree that lateral LNM is dependent on multiple factors. In fact, as part of our study, we have analyzed the predictive factors for lateral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0571-8


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