Impact of Initial Surgical Treatment on Survival of Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Experience of an Endocrine Surgery Center in an Iodine-deficient Region

@article{Duren2000ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of Initial Surgical Treatment on Survival of Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Experience of an Endocrine Surgery Center in an Iodine-deficient Region},
  author={Mete Duren and Nihat Yavuz and Yusuf Bukey and M. Ates Ozyegin and Sadi Gundogdu and Ozer Açbay and Husrey Hatemi and Ihami Uslu and Çetin Onsel and Figen Aksoy and Feriha Oz and Gurcan Unal and Erol Duren},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={1290-1294}
}
This retrospective clinical study was designed to analyze the impact of the initial surgical procedure on the survival of 1000 patients with differentiated thyroid cancer of follicular cell origin who had a thyroid operation and were followed for the 30 years between 1968 and 1998 (median 14 years) in an iodine-deficient region where goiter is endemic… CONTINUE READING