Clinical recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer in the remnant lobe.


OBJECTIVE To find out which factors predict recurrence of cancer in the remnant after unilateral thyroid lobectomy for patients with papillary cancer. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Japan. SUBJECTS One hundred thirty-three patients with a clinically solitary papillary thyroid cancer who had unilateral lobectomy for the primary… (More)