Risk factors contributing to the difference in prognosis for papillary versus micropapillary thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Karatzas2013RiskFC,
  title={Risk factors contributing to the difference in prognosis for papillary versus micropapillary thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={Theodore M. Karatzas and Ioannis E Vasileiadis and Stylianos Kapetanakis and Efthimios Karakostas and George Chrousos and Gregorios P. Kouraklis},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={206 4},
  pages={586-93}
}
BACKGROUND The aggressiveness of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) was evaluated by comparing conventional PTC with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC). Risk factors associated with differences in clinical and pathologic features were analyzed to provide appropriate surgical management. METHODS A total of 539 patients with papillary carcinoma who… CONTINUE READING