BRAFV600E mutation analysis in fine-needle aspiration cytology specimens for evaluation of thyroid nodule: a large series in a BRAFV600E-prevalent population.

@article{Kim2010BRAFV600EMA,
  title={BRAFV600E mutation analysis in fine-needle aspiration cytology specimens for evaluation of thyroid nodule: a large series in a BRAFV600E-prevalent population.},
  author={Sun Wook Kim and Ji In Lee and Jong-Won Kim and Chang Seok Ki and Young Lyun Oh and Yoon-La Choi and Jung Hee Shin and Hee Kyung Kim and Hye Won Jang and Jae Hoon Chung},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2010},
  volume={95 8},
  pages={3693-700}
}
BACKGROUND The BRAFV600E mutation is highly specific to papillary thyroid carcinoma. A test for this mutation may increase the diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), especially in a BRAFV600E mutation-prevalent population. METHODS This prospective study enrolled 1074 patients with thyroid nodules who underwent both FNAC and… CONTINUE READING