Management of the lateral neck compartment in patients with sporadic medullary thyroid cancer.

@article{Pena2018ManagementOT,
  title={Management of the lateral neck compartment in patients with sporadic medullary thyroid cancer.},
  author={Israel Pena and Gary L Clayman and Elizabeth Gardner Grubbs and Jeffrey M Bergeron and Steven G. Waguespack and Maria E Cabanillas and Ramona Dadu and Mimi I-Nan Hu and Bryan M. Fellman and Yisheng Li and Neil D Gross and Stephen Y Lai and Erich M Sturgis and Mark E Zafereo},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2018},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          79-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the benefits of an elective lateral neck dissection (ELND) in patients with medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) without radiographically apparent lateral neck metastases. METHODS Patients with sporadic MTC without radiographic evidence of lateral neck metastasis who underwent definitive… CONTINUE READING