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ea0035p1090 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Sentinel lymph node biopsy in thyroid papillary and medullary microcarcinomas

Dzodic Radan , Oruci Merima , Besic Nikola , Santrac Nada , Markovic Ivan , Pupic Gordana , Milic Natasa

Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine whether sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy of jugulo-carotid chain (JCC) in thyroid microcarcinomas (TMC) is an accurate technique to select patients with true positive, but clinically and ultrasonically N0 LNs, for modified radical neck dissection (MRND).Materials and methods: In total 199 patients with TMC underwent total thyroidectomy, central neck dissection and SLN mapping with 0.2 ml of 1% methylen...

ea0035p1091 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Surgical treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents

Dzodic Radan , Buta Marko , Besic Nikola , Markovic Ivan , Djurisic Igor , Oruci Merima , Santrac Nada , Pupic Gordana

Background: Papillary thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents is rare but it shows aggressive behavior. Gross lymph node metastases and distant metastases are common on first clinical presentation.Patients and methods: Forty-eight children and adolescents were operated due to PTC. Mean age was 16.6 years (range 7–21). At the time of diagnosis 13% had lung metastases. Total thyroidectomy or completion of thyroidectomy was performed in all cases...