CQ24. Does Total Thyroidectomy with Radioactive Iodine Ablation and TSH Suppression Therapy Improve Patient Prognosis with Widely Invasive Follicular Carcinoma Compared to Only Limited Thyroidectomy?

  • Kaoru Kobayashi
  • Akira Yoshida
  • Takehito Igarashi


The widely invasive type is more likely to show recurrence and distant metastasis than the minimally invasive type, resulting in a poorer prognosis (see CQ22). In this CQ, how to manage the widely invasive type diagnosed on pathological examination is investigated.


Distant Metastasis Total Thyroidectomy Differentiate Thyroid Carcinoma Major Adverse Event Follicular Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Kobayashi
    • 1
  • Akira Yoshida
    • 2
  • Takehito Igarashi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKuma HospitalKobeJapan
  2. 2.Department of Breast and Endocrine SurgeryKanagawa Cancer CenterYokohamaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine SurgeryNippon Medical SchoolTokyoJapan

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