Hemithyroidectomy: the preferred initial surgical approach for management of Hurthle cell neoplasm.

@article{Melck2006HemithyroidectomyTP,
  title={Hemithyroidectomy: the preferred initial surgical approach for management of Hurthle cell neoplasm.},
  author={Adrienne L. Melck and Samuel P Bugis and Chris Baliski and Robert Irvine and Donald W. Anderson and Graham Wilkins and Haiyan Zhang and Sam Wiseman},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={191 5},
  pages={593-7}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the cancer risk of patient clinicopathologic characteristics to determine the optimal approach for the surgical management of individuals with Hurthle cell neoplasm (HN) diagnosed by cytology. METHODS Patient clinicopathologic characteristics evaluated included age, sex, tumor size, and ipsilateral thyroid lobe nodularity. The association of these characteristics with a pathologic cancer diagnosis was evaluated using Fisher's exact test… CONTINUE READING
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