CQ28. Do Total Thyroidectomy and Lymph Node Dissection for Sporadic and Hereditary Medullary Carcinoma Improve the Prognosis?

  • Shinya Uchino
  • Daishu Miura
  • Takahiro Okamoto


Whether the extent of thyroidectomy or the execution and the extent of lymph node dissection affect the prognosis of patients with medullary carcinoma was investigated. Hereditary and sporadic medullary carcinomas were separately investigated.


Total Thyroidectomy Medullary Carcinoma Calcitonin Level Lateral Node Metastasis Central Node Metastasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNoguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital FoundationBeppuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Breast and Endocrine SurgeryToranomon HospitalTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Endocrine Surgery and Hygiene & Public Health IITokyo Women’s Medical UniversityTokyoJapan

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