Corpus ID: 23261079

Disease control of differentiated thyroid carcinomas by hemithyroidectomy.

  title={Disease control of differentiated thyroid carcinomas by hemithyroidectomy.},
  author={T. Chow and C. L. Choi and S. Lam},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={51 4},
  • T. Chow, C. L. Choi, S. Lam
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Singapore medical journal
  • INTRODUCTION Most differentiated thyroid carcinomas (DTC) are treated by total thyroidectomy in Hong Kong. This study investigates the outcome of tumour control in selected patients treated by hemithyroidectomy, which is beneficial in terms of having a lower operative morbidity. METHODS This is a retrospective study of prospectively collected data from our cancer registry. Patients with pathologically proven differentiated thyroid carcinoma were stratified into risk groups according to the… CONTINUE READING
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