Long-term clinical and biochemical follow-up in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a single institution's experience over 20 years.

@article{Cupisti2007LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term clinical and biochemical follow-up in medullary thyroid carcinoma: a single institution's experience over 20 years.},
  author={Kenko Cupisti and Achim Wolf and Andreas M. Raffel and Matthias Schott and Daniel Miersch and Qin Yang and Claus Ferdinand Eisenberger and Hans Dietrich R{\"o}her and Wolfram Trudo Knoefel},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={246 5},
  pages={815-21}
}
OBJECTIVE Many patients with medullary thyroid carcinomas (MTC) have reoperative surgery in different hospitals, which makes their follow-up difficult. To comprehend these complex courses and to find relevant prognostic factors we report a 20-year single center experience of 289 patients with MTC or precursor C-cell-hyperplasias. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between April 1986 and May 2006, 289 consecutive patients with MTC or MEN2 gene carriers were treated at the Department of Surgery at the… CONTINUE READING

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