Ann Surg Oncol (2018) 25:2316–2322 https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6542-2 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E – HE AD A N D N ECK O N C OLO G Y Central Lymph Node Status has Signiﬁcant Prognostic Value in the Clinically Node-Negative Tall-Cell Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Regardless of T-Staging and Radioactive Iodine Administration: First Evidence From a Population-Based Study 1,2 1,2 1,2 3 1,2 Xiao Shi, MD , Nai-Si Huang, MD , Bo-Wen Lei, BM , Ke-Han Song, MD , Rong-Liang Shi, PhD , 1,2 4 3 1,2 1,2 Wen-Jun Wei, MD , Wei-Ping Hu, BM , Fan Dong, MD , Yu Wang, MD , Yu-Long Wang, MD, PhD , 1,2 and Qing-Hai Ji, MD 1 2 Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China; Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Surgery, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Internal Medicine, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China ABSTRACT patients were subdivided according to the number of Background. The prognostic value of central lymph node examined lymph nodes (ELN). The patients with a N0 (CLN) status in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) remains diagnosis conﬁrmed by
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Published: May 29, 2018
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