The 2009 American Thyroid Association guidelines suggest that prophylactic central neck dissection can be used in patients with clinically staged 3/4 PTC disease, but surgeon’s comfort level with procedure, related risks, should be considered
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Can localized papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) forgo surgery and be observed? Background: Recent epidemiologic trends have documented a dramatic increase in the incidence of PTC, much of it due to the overdiagnosis of subclinical PTC. In 2006, the authors published a landmark study demonstrating this increase and raised the question of whether the definition or treatment […]