Upcoming Special Issue on “Neck Dissection in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma”

Published: 2013-10-11

Special Issue

Topic: Neck dissection in differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Guest Editor: Xinying Li, MD, PhD., FACS, Xiangya hospital, Central South University, China

Given the very high incidence of cervical lymph node metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), neck dissection plays more and more important roles in DTC treatment strategies. Dr. Xinying Li from Department of General Surgery, Xiangya Hospital is invited to guest edit a special issue on “Neck Dissection in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma”, to be published in November Issue of 2013. The aim of this special issue is to critically discuss currently available data regarding neck dissection in differentiated thyroid cancer. The following is the outline of this issue.


Preface (Guest editor)

The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in differentiated thyroid cancer
Jee Soo Kim; Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, South Korea

The potential role of BRAF mutation in the decision to perform elective neck dissection for thyroid cancer
Bon Seok Koo; Chungnam National University, School of Medicine, South Korea

Different Surgical Approaches in Parathyroid Adenoma Resections
Salah Eldin Mohamed, Xinying Li, Helmi Khadra, Ahmed Saee, Emad Kandil; Tulane University School of Medicine, USA

Neck dissection with cervical sensory preservation in thyroid cancer
Guang Chen; the First Hospital of Jilin University, China

The pros and cons of routine central compartment neck dissection for clinically nodal negative (cN0) papillary thyroid cancer
Ai Chen CHAN, Brian Hung Hin LANG, Kai Pun WONG; The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Critical surgical steps and potential mistakes in modified radical neck dissection
Antonio Sitges Serra; Hospital del Mar, Spain

Involvement of level IIb lymph node metastasis and dissection in thyroid cancer
Yusuf Vayisoglu, Cengiz Ozcan; Mersin University, Turkey

The benefit of prophylactic central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma
Anthony Glover, Justin S Gundara, Olov Norlén, James C Lee, Stan B Sidhu; University of Sydney, St Leonards, Australia

The effect of neck dissection on quality of life in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
Rossen S.Dimov; Medical University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria