Mechteld C de Jong
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Last. Tom R. Kurzawinski (UCLH: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 10
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AIM Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) in children and adolescents is rare and data about its presentation and management are not well known. The aim of this study was to provide evidence of the current practice in the United Kingdom before the launch of the Rare National Paediatric Endocrine Tumours Guidelines (to be published in 2020). METHODS Seventy-two children and adolescents with DTC (<18 years) who were treated at our institution between 2003 and 2018 were identified and their presentat...
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#1Mechteld C de Jong (UCLH: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 1
#1Mechteld C de Jong (UCLH: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 1
Last. Tom R Kurzawinski (UCLH: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 3
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BACKGROUND Parathyroid failure after total thyroidectomy is the commonest adverse event amongst both children and adults. The phenomenon of late recovery of parathyroid function, especially in young patients with persistent hypoparathyroidism, is not well understood. This study investigated differences in rates of parathyroid recovery in children and adults and factors influencing this. METHODS A joint dual-centre database of patients who underwent a total thyroidectomy between 1998 and 2018 was...
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