Bipolar radiofrequency ablation for nodular thyroid disease--ex vivo and in vivo evaluation of a dose-response relationship.


BACKGROUND The prevalence of thyroid nodules ranges between 2% and 60% depending on the population studied. However, minimally invasive procedures like radiofrequency ablation (rfA) are increasingly used to treat tumors of parenchymatous organs, and seem to be suitable for singular thyroid nodules as well. Their successful clinical application depends on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2009.10.009