Morbidity of prophylactic lymph node dissection in the central neck area in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma

@article{Henry1998MorbidityOP,
  title={Morbidity of prophylactic lymph node dissection in the central neck area in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma},
  author={Jean François Henry and Luis h Gram{\'a}tica and Anne Denizot and Andrey N. Kvachenyuk and Marco Puccini and T. H. Defechereux},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={383},
  pages={167-169}
}
The benefits of prophylactic central neck dissection (PCND) in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) have not been clearly demonstrated so far and should be weighed against the potential risks of the procedure. The aim of the study was to assess the recurrent laryngeal nerve and parathyroid risks of PCND after total thyroidectomy in patients with PTC and to compare the results with those obtained in patients who underwent total thyroidectomy only. Methods: We selected 100 patients who… CONTINUE READING

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