Thyroid Lobectomy for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Long-term Follow-up Study of 1,088 Cases

Abstract

Total thyroidectomy is well accepted as initial surgery for papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), but the extent of the thyroidectomy remains a matter of controversy. This study was designed to investigate the long-term clinical outcome of PTC patients who had undergone thyroid lobectomy and to elucidate the indications of lobectomy as initial surgery. The cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-013-2224-1

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