Preoperative detection of RAS mutation may guide extent of thyroidectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mutation
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins p21(ras)
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroidectomy

abstract

  • Preoperative RAS mutation detection in thyroid nodules carries a substantial risk of cancer with a greater risk associated with HRAS and NRAS. Most RAS malignancies are follicular variant papillary thyroid cancer, which may inform the extent of operation.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5497309

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.surg.2016.04.054

PubMed ID

  • 27863786

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 168

end page

  • 175

volume

  • 161

number

  • 1