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[Current TNM system of the UICC/AJCC : the prognostic significance for differentiated thyroid carcinoma].

Authors
  • Stratmann, M
  • Sekulla, C
  • Dralle, H
  • Brauckhoff, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift für alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2012
Volume
83
Issue
7
Pages
646–651
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00104-011-2216-3
PMID: 22273853
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The current TNM system is a sufficient tool for predicting DSS in well-differentiated PTC. In FTC, the extent of capsular and vascular invasion should also be considered. The implementation of a specific TNM system for PDTC needs to be confirmed in further studies.

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