Same-day ultrasound guidance in reoperation for locally recurrent papillary thyroid cancer.

BACKGROUND Reoperation for locally recurrent papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is technically difficult and associated with higher morbidity. This study evaluated the use of same-day ultrasound guidance (SDUS) as an adjunct. METHODS We compared 2 cohorts of consecutive patients with a single impalpable focus of recurrent PTC. Group I (August 2001-January… CONTINUE READING