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minimally invasive follicular thyroid carcinoma

Thursday 5 November 2015

MI-FTC

Prognosis

MI-FTC should not be considered a purely indolent disease.

Age at diagnosis and the existence of combined capsular and vascular invasion were identified as important prognostic factors. (26858184)

Open references

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Stenson G, Nilsson IL, Mu N, Larsson C, Lundgren CI, Juhlin CC, Höög A, Zedenius J.
Endocrine. 2016 Aug;53(2):505-11. doi : 10.1007/s12020-016-0876-y
PMID: 26858184 Free

- Prognostic factors of minimally invasive follicular thyroid carcinoma: extensive vascular invasion significantly affects patient prognosis.
Ito Y, Hirokawa M, Masuoka H, Yabuta T, Kihara M, Higashiyama T, Takamura Y, Kobayashi K, Miya A, Miyauchi A.
Endocr J. 2013;60(5):637-42.
PMID: 23327839 Free

- Follicular thyroid carcinoma: differences in clinical relevance between minimally invasive and widely invasive tumors. Podda M, Saba A, Porru F, Reccia I, Pisanu A. World J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jun 4;13:193. doi : 10.1186/s12957-015-0612-8 PMID: 26041024 (Free)

- Classification of thyroid follicular cell tumors: with special reference to borderline lesions.
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PMID: 21908930 Free