Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy: do nodule volume and cystic degeneration ratio affect specimen adequacy and cytological diagnosis time?


Cengic I., Tureli D. , Ozden F., BUĞDAYCI O. , Aydin H., Aribal E.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, cilt.56, sa.10, ss.1203-1208, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0284185114554825
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1203-1208

Özet

Background A fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of thyroid nodules - the least invasive and most accurate method used to investigate malignant lesions - may yield non-diagnostic specimens even under ultrasonographic guidance.