Radiofrequency ablation of benign symptomatic thyroid nodules: prospective safety and efficacy study.

UĞURLU M. Ü. , Uprak K. , Akpinar I. N. , Attaallah W., Yegen C. , Gulluoglu B. M.

World journal of surgery, cilt.39, sa.4, ss.961-8, 2015 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00268-014-2896-1
  • Dergi Adı: World journal of surgery
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.961-8


Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a relatively novel procedure in the management of benign nodular goiter. This study was conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous RFA for benign symptomatic thyroid nodules as an alternative to surgery.