Different features of pulmonary metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer: natural history and multivariate statistical analysis of prognostic variables.

@article{Casara1993DifferentFO,
  title={Different features of pulmonary metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer: natural history and multivariate statistical analysis of prognostic variables.},
  author={Dario Casara and Domenico Rubello and Giorgio Saladini and G Masarotto and Alessandro Favero and Maria Elisa Girelli and Benedetto Busnardo},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={1626-31}
}
We studied 134 patients with differentiated thyroid cancer and pulmonary metastases. All were treated with total or near total thyroidectomy, radioiodine and L-thyroxine. The prognostic value of the following variables in three groups of patients were evaluated by univariate and multivariate analysis: age at diagnosis, sex, histologic type, tumor extension, cervical lymph node metastases, mediastinic metastases, presence of metastases in distant sites other than lungs (multiple distant… CONTINUE READING
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