Intraoperative ultrasonography is useful in surgical management of neck metastases in differentiated thyroid cancers

Differentiated thyroid carcinomas are the most common malignancies of endocrine organs. Metastases to cervical lymph nodes occur in 20–50 % of cases. Recurrence and survival rates are closely related to the type of surgery performed. High-resolution ultrasonography (USG) is a sensitive imaging method used to detect occult lymph node metastases in patients… CONTINUE READING