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Central neck dissection for papillary thyroid cancer.

06:00 EDT 1st April 2011 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Central neck dissection for papillary thyroid cancer."

Central compartment lymph node dissection is a common adjunct to thyroidectomy in the treatment of papillary thyroid cancer. The indications, surgical technique, potential benefits, and operative risks of this procedure should be clearly defined in order to provide optimal care to these patients.

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Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA. dhughes@montefiore.org.

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Name: Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center
ISSN: 1526-2359
Pages: 83-8

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.

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