Selective lateral compartment neck dissection for thyroid cancer.

Title

Selective lateral compartment neck dissection for thyroid cancer.

Creator

Welch Kellen; McHenry Christopher R

Publisher

The Journal of surgical research

Date

2013
2013-09

Description

BACKGROUND: Compartment-oriented lymph node dissection in patients with thyroid cancer and macroscopic lymph node metastases reduces recurrence and improves survival. However, the extent of lymph node dissection remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to examine the results of selective lateral compartment neck dissection (LCND) for thyroid cancer. METHODS: We completed a retrospective review of patients with thyroid cancer who underwent selective LCND from

Subject

80 and over; Adenocarcinoma; Adult; Aged; Carcinoma; Female; Follicular/mortality/secondary/surgery; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Local/mortality/pathology/surgery; Lymph Node Excision/*methods; Lymph Nodes/anatomy & histology/surgery; Lymphatic Metastasis; Male; Medullary/mortality/secondary/*surgery; Middle Aged; Morbidity; Neck Dissection/*methods; Neck Muscles/anatomy & histology/surgery; Neoplasm Recurrence; Papillary/mortality/secondary/surgery; Retrospective Studies; Selective lateral compartment neck dissection; Thyroid cancer; Thyroid Neoplasms/mortality/pathology/*surgery; Thyroidectomy/*methods; Young Adult

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

193–199

Issue

1

Volume

184

Citation

Welch Kellen; McHenry Christopher R, “Selective lateral compartment neck dissection for thyroid cancer.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed March 7, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/3684.

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