Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid bed lesions from patients with thyroidectomy for thyroid carcinomas Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biopsy, Fine-Needle
  • Image-Guided Biopsy
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Thyroid Neoplasms

abstract

  • Ultrasound-guided thyroid bed FNA biopsy is accurate and efficient in triaging patients who require post-thyroidectomy follow-up for recurrent thyroid carcinoma. Caution should be taken in the interpretation of FNA specimens that have low cellularity and lack characteristic cytologic features of thyroid carcinoma.

publication date

  • February 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncy.21202

PubMed ID

  • 22605565

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 101

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 121

number

  • 2