Kyung Tae


Affiliation: Hanyang University
Country: Korea


  1. Sung E, Kim K, Yun B, Song C, Ji Y, Lee J, et al. Long-term functional voice outcomes after thyroidectomy, and effect of endotracheal intubation on voice. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;275:3049-3058 pubmed publisher
    ..Impairment of voice function may persist for more than 18 months after thyroidectomy even in patients without RLN palsy. Endotracheal intubation can affect voice outcomes adversely for 1 week post-operatively. ..
  2. Jin B, Kim M, Ji Y, Song C, Park J, Tae K. Characteristics and significance of minimal and maximal extrathyroidal extension in papillary thyroid carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2015;51:759-63 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Maximal ETE is a significant factor for poor prognosis. However, minimal ETE is not associated with increased recurrence or decreased survival in patients with PTC. ..
  3. Kim T, Ji Y, Song C, Kim J, Choi Y, Park J, et al. SUVmax of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant thyroid nodules according to tumor volume. World J Surg Oncol. 2015;13:217 pubmed publisher
    ..8, 96.4, and 99.1%, and the respective specificities were 95.9, 98.2, and 96.8%. 18F-FDG PET/CT is limited as a primary modality in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant thyroid nodules because of its low sensitivity. ..
  4. Song C, Park J, Park W, Ji Y, Cho S, Tae K. Feasibility of Charcoal Tattooing for Localization of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Robotic Selective Neck Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22 Suppl 3:S669-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultrasound-guided charcoal tattooing for localization of metastatic lymph nodes is feasible and effective in robotic SND for the treatment of PTC with lateral compartment lymph node metastasis. ..
  5. Tae K, Kim K, Yun B, Ji Y, Park C, Kim D, et al. Functional voice and swallowing outcomes after robotic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillo-breast approach: comparison with open thyroidectomy. Surg Endosc. 2012;26:1871-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This is an advantage of robotic thyroidectomy by the GUAB approach in addition to the excellent cosmesis. ..
  6. Song C, Ji Y, Kim K, Tae K. Robot-assisted excision of branchial cleft cysts using a postauricular facelift approach. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2015;42:424-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Robot-assisted excision of BCC is technically feasible and will be helpful for patients with BCC who wish to hide any visible scarring. ..
  7. Ji Y, Yoo H, Song C, Park C, Lee C, Tae K. Predictive factors and pattern of central lymph node metastasis in unilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2016;43:79-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Unilateral CND might be appropriate as prophylactic CND due to the low metastatic rate to the contralateral paratracheal node. ..
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    Tae K, Song C, Ji Y, Sung E, Jeong J, Kim D. Oncologic outcomes of robotic thyroidectomy: 5-year experience with propensity score matching. Surg Endosc. 2016;30:4785-4792 pubmed
    ..5 and 1.1 % in the robotic and conventional groups, respectively, P = 0.375). The oncologic outcome of robotic thyroidectomy in 5-year experience is comparable to that of conventional thyroidectomy in selected patients with PTC. ..
  9. Tae K, Ji Y, Song C, Sung E, Chung J, Lee S, et al. Feasibility of robot-assisted modified radical neck dissection by post-auricular facelift approach. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016;45:1351-1357 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, robot-assisted MRND by post-auricular facelift approach is technically feasible and safe in selected patients with head and neck cancer, and yields excellent postoperative cosmesis. ..

More Information


  1. Song C, Ji Y, Sung E, Kim D, Koo H, Tae K. Comparison of Robotic versus Conventional Selective Neck Dissection and Total Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;154:1005-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Further study with a larger number of patients is mandatory. ..
  2. Ji Y, Cho Y, Song C, Kim Y, Kim J, Ahn H, et al. Long-term functional outcomes after resection of tongue cancer: determining the optimal reconstruction method. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;274:3751-3756 pubmed publisher
    ..However, flap reconstruction is necessary to restore tongue volume and function in patients who undergo a resection of more than half of the tongue volume. ..
  3. Song C, Ji Y, Kim I, Lee J, Kim D, Tae K. Low transverse incision for lateral neck dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer: improved cosmesis. World J Surg Oncol. 2017;15:97 pubmed publisher
    ..A single low transverse incision may provide equivalent surgical outcomes and superior cosmetic outcomes compared with the hockey stick incision for LND in PTC. ..
  4. Yoo H, Shin M, Ji Y, Song C, Lee S, Tae K. Optimal extent of prophylactic central neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma: Comparison of unilateral versus bilateral central neck dissection. Asian J Surg. 2018;41:363-369 pubmed publisher
  5. Sung E, Ji Y, Song C, Yun B, Chung W, Tae K. Robotic Thyroidectomy: Comparison of a Postauricular Facelift Approach with a Gasless Unilateral Axillary Approach. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;154:997-1004 pubmed publisher
    ..However, a GUA approach seems to be superior when performing total thyroidectomy using a unilateral incision based on the preliminary result. ..
  6. Ji Y, Song C, Bang H, Park H, Lee J, Tae K. Functional and cosmetic outcomes of robot-assisted neck dissection by a postauricular facelift approach for head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol. 2017;70:51-57 pubmed publisher
    ..043). Postoperative neck edema and sensory loss were lower in the robotic group in the early postoperative period although its clinical significance is not clear. Cosmetic satisfaction was superior in the robotic group. ..
  7. Tae K, Ji Y, Jeong J, Lee S, Jeong M, Park C. Robotic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillo-breast or axillary approach: our early experiences. Surg Endosc. 2011;25:221-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It can be a promising alternative to endoscopic thyroidectomy or conventional open thyroidectomy. ..
  8. Yoo H, Jin S, Lee Y, Song C, Ji Y, Tae K. The role of psychological factors in the development of burning mouth syndrome. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018;47:374-378 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, psychological factors are correlated with BMS. ..
  9. Singh R, Sung E, Song C, Ji Y, Tae K. Robot-assisted excision of the submandibular gland by a postauricular facelift approach: comparison with the conventional transcervical approach. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;55:1030-1034 pubmed publisher
    ..001), and a significantly better cosmetic outcome (p=0.002). Robot-assisted excision of the submandibular gland may prove to be a viable option in the treatment of benign conditions for those patients seeking a better cosmetic outcome. ..
  10. Tae K, Ji Y, Cho S, Kim K, Kim D, Kim D. Initial experience with a gasless unilateral axillo-breast or axillary approach endoscopic thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: comparison with conventional open thyroidectomy. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011;21:162-9 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Endoscopic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillo-breast or axillary approach for selected cases of PTMC is a feasible, safe, and cosmetically superior procedure. ..