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Extent of surgery in localized, sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma: Can we avoid central compartment lymph node dissection?

Published:January 11, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2022.12.015
      We congratulate the authors for publishing a large series on the subject of “total thyroidectomy versus lobectomy/hemithyroidectomy” for localized, sporadic medullary thyroid cancers.
      • Liang W.
      • Shi J.
      • Zhang H.
      • et al.
      Total thyroidectomy vs thyroid lobectomy for localized medullary thyroid cancer in adults: a propensity-matched survival analysis.
      We discussed the article in our weekly journal club meeting, and it raised some interesting points. We would like to place some of our queries and comments in front of the authors which we believe could be useful to the readers.
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