Biopsy of thyroid nodules: comparison of three sets of guidelines.

@article{Ahn2010BiopsyOT,
  title={Biopsy of thyroid nodules: comparison of three sets of guidelines.},
  author={Sung Soo Ahn and Eun-Kyung Kim and Dae Ryong Kang and S K Lim and Jin Young Kwak and Min Jung Kim},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2010},
  volume={194 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the results with three sets of guidelines for fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 1,398 nodules confirmed with fine-needle aspiration biopsy or surgery were included in the study. We compared the diagnostic value of three sets of guidelines for ultrasound findings that should lead to fine-needle aspiration biopsy of a nodule. According to the Kim criteria, a nodule should have at least one of the… CONTINUE READING

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