Accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy with and without the use of tumor markers in cytologically indeterminate thyroid lesions.

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We investigated if the use of two tumor markers, galectin-3 and CD44v6, could improve diagnostic accuracy of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in cytologically indeterminate lesions (CIL). 351 patients with CIL [cellular follicular lesion/suspicious follicular neoplasm/suspicious Hürthle cell neoplasm (CFL/sFN/sHCN), Hürthle cell neoplasm (HCN… (More)

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