Outcome of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: Study of 1,990 cases.

  title={Outcome of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: Study of 1,990 cases.},
  author={Zhong-Zhi Lu and Yan Zhang and Song-feng Wei and Dongsheng S. Li and Qing-hua Zhu and Si-Jing Sun and Min Li and Li-ping Li},
  journal={Molecular and clinical oncology},
  volume={3 3},
The present study examines the requirement of prophylactic neck node dissection in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) patients by analyzing high-risk factors of neck lymph node metastasis in PTMC. The clinical pathological data was a review of 1,990 patients diagnosed between January 2013 and January 2014. The data included information on patient gender, age, tumor size, multifocal, tumor pathological staging, bilateral thyroid cancer, the subtypes, BRAFV600E mutation, human telomerase… CONTINUE READING


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