Thyroid dysfunction after combined therapy for laryngeal cancer: A prospective study


Alkan S., Baylancicek S. , Ciftcic M., Sozen E., Dadas B.

OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, vol.139, no.6, pp.787-791, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 139 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.09.011
  • Title of Journal : OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.787-791

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of the thyroid dysfunction in a group of patients treated with laryngectomy and radiotherapy for larynx cancer and to analyze the risk factors related to the development of hypothyroidism.