The role of operations for distantly metastatic well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroidectomy

abstract

  • Solitary distant metastasis of DTC amenable to complete resection is infrequent. Complete metastasectomy may be associated with improved survival for localized distant disease. Palliative resection is indicated to improve quality of life for symptomatic distant metastasis.

publication date

  • July 2, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/msy.2002.124732

PubMed ID

  • 12075176

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 636

end page

  • 43

volume

  • 131

number

  • 6