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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2011, Article ID 127929, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/127929
Review Article

The Role of Prophylactic Central Neck Dissection in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: Issues and Controversies

Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Received 31 May 2011; Accepted 18 July 2011

Academic Editor: V. Valentini

Copyright © 2011 Kai-Pun Wong and Brian Hung-Hin Lang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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