Prediction of Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

  title={Prediction of Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer},
  author={Andreas Machens and Henning 5 Dralle},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Because of the rarity of mediastinal lymph node metastasis, no evidence exists regarding risk factors indicating its presence. This study aimed to identify risk factors representing potential triggers of imaging for mediastinal lymph node metastasis. Carried out was an analysis of 392 consecutive patients with node-positive papillary thyroid cancer referred to a tertiary surgical center. Significant univariate associations (P ≤ 0.001) existed, after correction for multiple testing, between… CONTINUE READING
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