What are the ATA guidelines for near-total or total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Ponnandai S Somasundar, MD, MPH, FACS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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ATA guidelines recommend near-total or total thyroidectomy for all patients with thyroid cancer >1 cm, unless there are contraindications to this surgery. Lobectomy may be considered for small (65</ref>


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