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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

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

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.