Preoperative predictors and prognosis of bilateral multifocal papillary thyroid carcinomas.

Polat S. B. , Cakir B., Evranos B., Baser H., Cuhaci N., Aydin C. , ...Daha Fazla

Surgical oncology, cilt.28, ss.145-149, 2019 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.suronc.2018.12.004
  • Dergi Adı: Surgical oncology
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.145-149


Background: The characteristics of multifocal PTC remain controversial. Surgical approach to multifocal tumor changes between centers. This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of bilateral involvement, predictive factors for bilaterality and whether bilaterality was related with more aggressive histopathologic features or prognosis in patients with multifocal PTC.