Khalid A Al-Hureibi

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the characteristics of thyroid cancer (TC) patients in regard to demographic distribution, histological variants, mode of presentation and modalities of diagnosis and treatment. METHODS We retrospectively audited the records of 97 consecutive cases with histologically proved thyroid cancer between 1997 and 2001 presenting to the(More)
BACKGROUND The total goitre rate in Yemen declined by half after the country adopted universal salt iodisation in 1995. We investigated the recent epidemiology, pathology, and management of goitre so as to evaluate changes since the initiation of the salt iodisation programme. We also sought to determine the effect of new diagnostic tools in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the correlation between the fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology and the histopathological findings in cases of the thyroid swellings and to assess the accuracy of cytological examination of thyroid nodules. METHODS This study was carried out at Kuwait University Hospital, Sana'a, Yemen. There were 243 thyroid FNAs of which 199 had(More)
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