Morbidity of central compartment clearance: Comparison of lesser versus complete clearance in patients with thyroid cancer.


BACKGROUND Extent of central compartment neck dissection (CCND) in thyroid cancers has been a debate because of associated morbidity. There have been attempts to reduce the extent of surgery in an attempt to decrease morbidity. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed the morbidity of CCND from our prospectively maintained surgical morbidity database. CCND was… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.199378