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Table 3 Comparison of surgical approach between the PTC + SHPT and PTC groups

From: Coexistence of papillary thyroid carcinoma in secondary hyperparathyroidism

  PTC + SHPT (n = 34) PTC (n = 136) p
Contralateral thyroidectomy 10 (29.41%) 70 (51.47%) 0.023
Lymph node dissection 22 (64.71%) 125 (91.91%) < 0.001
  1. PTC papillary thyroid carcinoma, SHPT secondary hyperparathyroidism
  2. p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant