Prophylactic central neck dissection and local recurrence in papillary thyroid cancer: A meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Papillary
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Thyroid Neoplasms

abstract

  • This meta-analysis indicates that pCND does not greatly reduce local recurrence in thyroid cancer. However, the available studies have substantial limitations and a prospective multicenter study to determine the indications for pCND is warranted.

publication date

  • December 2010

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-010-1137-6

PubMed ID

  • 20596784

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3287

end page

  • 93

volume

  • 17

number

  • 12