Differentiated thyroid cancer in the elderly: our experience.

  title={Differentiated thyroid cancer in the elderly: our experience.},
  author={Pietro Giorgio Cal{\`o} and Fabio Medas and Giulia Loi and Enrico Erdas and Giuseppe Pisano and Angelo Agatino Nicolosi},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
INTRODUCTION The objective of this retrospective study was to investigate clinical and pathologic characteristics of differentiated thyroid cancer in elderly patients and to evaluate the results of surgical treatment in this age group. METHODS The clinical records of patients who underwent total thyroidectomy between 2002 and 2012 with histopathological diagnosis of differentiated thyroid cancer were analyzed. Patients were divided into two groups: those 65 years old or older were included in… CONTINUE READING

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