Central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma: results of a retrospective study.

@article{Tartaglia2014CentralND,
  title={Central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma: results of a retrospective study.},
  author={Francesco Tartaglia and Sara Blasi and Alessandro Giuliani and M. Sgueglia and Luciana Tromba and Sabino Carbotta and Giovanni Carbotta and Giovanni Tortorelli},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 Suppl 1},
  pages={S57-62}
}
AIMS OF THE STUDY The aim of this retrospective study was to appraise the impact of central neck dissection (CND) when treating papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and identifying predictors of tumour recurrence by analysing the results and complications related to this surgical procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study examined the histories of 347 patients with PTC, divided into two groups: group A including 284 patients who underwent total thyroidectomy (TT) only; group B including 63… CONTINUE READING
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