Thyroid metastases of renal cell carcinoma: clinical course in 45 patients undergoing surgery. Assessment of factors affecting patients' survival.

@article{Iesalnieks2008ThyroidMO,
  title={Thyroid metastases of renal cell carcinoma: clinical course in 45 patients undergoing surgery. Assessment of factors affecting patients' survival.},
  author={Igors Iesalnieks and Hauke Winter and Evelyne Bareck and Georgios C Sotiropoulos and Peter E Goretzki and Monika Klinkhammer-Schalke and Stefan Br{\"o}ckner and Arnold Trupka and Matthias Anthuber and Holger Rupprecht and Maximilian Raab and Willibald Meyer and Florian Reichmann and Manfred Kaestel and Max Mayr and Wolfgang Braun and Hans J. Schlitt and Ayman El Agha},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={615-24}
}
BACKGROUND Metastases of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to the thyroid gland are uncommon. There is no clear consensus regarding the role of surgery in metastatic disease to the thyroid since most clinical studies include small numbers of patients. Also, risk factors associated with disease progression following thyroidectomy are not yet defined. We examined the determinants of the outcome in patients undergoing surgery for thyroid metastases of RCC. METHODS The medical records of 45 patients… CONTINUE READING

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