Thyroid carcinoma: the surgeon's perspective.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Surgery is often needed to diagnose thyroid cancer, but is also the initial therapeutic modality. Several current imaging techniques are important for preoperative risk stratification. By optimizing initial thyroidectomy and lymphadenectomy, accurate and appropriate imaging can help minimize operative morbidity and potentially reduce the risk of recurrent disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yip, L; Stang, MT; Carty, SE

Published Date

  • May 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 463 - vi

PubMed ID

  • 21569905

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4886336

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rcl.2011.02.007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States