Accurate and simple method of diagnosing thyroid nodules the modified technique of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy.

@article{Yokozawa1995AccurateAS,
  title={Accurate and simple method of diagnosing thyroid nodules the modified technique of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy.},
  author={Tamotsu Yokozawa and Akira Miyauchi and Ken-ichi Kuma and Masahiro Sugawara},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          141-5
        }
}
We describe an accurate and simple method of diagnosing thyroid nodules by the modified technique of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (UG-FNAB). An Aloka SSD 2000 focus type scanner (Aloka Co., Tokyo, Japan) equipped with a 10-MHz mechanical sector probe and a 7.5-MHz convex probe was used. First, a clear picture of the thyroid gland was taken with the use of the 10-MHz probe to determine the abnormalities. Then, a 7.5-MHz probe (1.5 x 0.8 cm of surface area) was used to guide… CONTINUE READING

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