Lymph node surgery for thyroid cancer

Neil Sharma*, Ashok Shaha

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The thyroid has a dense network of intraglandular lymphatics which joins collecting and draining lymphatic trunks and leaves the gland with the vascular supply. This results in early multifocal disease and significant locoregional spread.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTips and Tricks in Endocrine Surgery
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781447121466
ISBN (Print)9780857299826
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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