Extrathyroidal extension is not all equal: Implications of macroscopic versus microscopic extent in papillary thyroid carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
  • Adenocarcinoma, Papillary
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Thyroid Neoplasms

abstract

  • Macroscopic ETE has a higher incidence of disease recurrence than microscopic ETE, implying they should be considered separately when devising adjuvant treatment regimens. The significance of microscopic ETE is undetermined.

publication date

  • December 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.surg.2008.07.023

PubMed ID

  • 19041001

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 942

end page

  • 7; discussion 947-8

volume

  • 144

number

  • 6