CQ34. Does Additional Surgery Improve the Prognosis of Patients Who Underwent Hemithyroidectomy Under a Diagnosis of Papillary or Follicular Carcinoma, But Who Are Later Diagnosed as Having Poorly Differentiated Carcinoma on Postoperative Pathological Examination?



The significance of additional surgery for patients, not diagnosed as poorly differentiated carcinoma on preoperative studies, but diagnosed on postoperative pathological examination, was studied.


Public Health Retrospective Study Western Country Pathological Examination Preoperative Diagnosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKuma HospitalKobeJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyKyorin University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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