Can vascularity at power Doppler US help predict thyroid malignancy?

  title={Can vascularity at power Doppler US help predict thyroid malignancy?},
  author={Hee Jung Moon and Jin Young Kwak and Min Jung Kim and Eun Ju Son and Eun-Kyung Kim},
  volume={255 1},
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate the diagnostic performance of power Doppler ultrasonography (US) in depicting vascularity and to determine whether the combination of vascularity and suspicious gray-scale US features is more useful in predicting thyroid malignancy than are gray-scale features alone. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was an institutional review board-approved retrospective study, with waiver of informed consent. A total of 1083 thyroid nodules in 1024 patients (median age, 51… CONTINUE READING


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