Objective: To describe a specific technique of paratracheal node dissection in the reoperative situation and to report the clinical outcomes and complications of its use.
Design: Retrospective case series.
Setting: Tertiary referral academic medical center.
Patients: Sixty-five patients with recurrent, well-differentiated thyroid cancer treated surgically between January 2000 and September 2005 at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Slough CM, Weber S, Schuff K, Samules M, Cohen JI. P139 Paratracheal Node Dissection in the Management of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):892–893. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.892-c