Papillary thyroid carcinoma, evaluation of prophylactic central compartment’s dissection versus conservative management: a prospective study
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is one of the commonest thyroid cancers. While there is consensus of block node dissection in nodal positive patients, there is controversy in dealing with nodal negative patients regarding the need of block node dissection. We aimed to evaluate prophylactic central lymph node dissection (pCLND) versus conservative management in PTC with N0 neck. METHODS: ... Read more