Surgeons' Attitudes on Total Thyroidectomy vs Lobectomy for Management of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Jul 1;147(7):667-669. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2021.0525.


This survey study assessed surgeons’ preference for total thyroidectomy vs lobectomy to treat patients with papillary thyroid cancer.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Carcinoma, Papillary / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians' / statistics & numerical data*
  • SEER Program
  • Surgeons / psychology*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Thyroid Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Thyroidectomy / methods*
  • United States

Supplementary concepts

  • Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma