CQ54. Is Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy Effective for Local or Lymph Node Recurrence and Bone Metastasis?

  • Minoru Fujimori
  • Hisato Hara
  • Hidemitsu Tsutsui


PEIT is a longstanding treatment strategy for local or lymph node recurrence and bone metastasis for differentiated thyroid carcinoma. This CQ examines its effectiveness.


Bone Metastasis Thyroid Carcinoma Beam Radiotherapy Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve External Beam Radiotherapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minoru Fujimori
    • 1
  • Hisato Hara
    • 2
  • Hidemitsu Tsutsui
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Breast SurgeryTokyo Medical University, Ibaraki Medical CenterAmimachi, InashikigunJapan
  2. 2.Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Clinical Science, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human SciencesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Thoracic and Thyroid SurgeryTokyo Medical UniversityTokyoJapan

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