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Table 1 Overview of the data sources studied and available type of information

From: Combining data to perform population-based observational studies: know your sources. The case of thyroid cancer in Belgium

  Histology pTNM Surgery LND RAI
PAT + + + +  
HIC    + + +
MDT    +   +
  1. HIC health insurance companies; LND lymph node dissection; MDT multidisciplinary team meeting reports; PAT full text pathology reports; pTNM pathological TNM staging; RAI high dose radioiodine