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Lateral neck sentinel lymph node biopsy in papillary thyroid carcinoma, is it really necessary? A randomized, controlled study. Surgery 2015; 157: 518-525.

Published: 27th August 2015

Authors: Lee SK, Lee JH, Bae SY, Kim J, Kim M, Lee H-C et al. et al.


In this study that included 283 procedures, sentinel node biopsy was positive in 30 per cent. During median follow-up of 39 months, there was one recurrence in the study group and three in controls.

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