Clinical Value of Using Ultrasound to Assess Calcification Patterns in Thyroid Nodules

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Differentiating between benign and malignant thyroid nodules is important for providing appropriate treatment. In the present study we examined the clinical usefulness of ultrasound in examining calcification patterns in thyroid nodules, and thus predict malignancy. The records of 1,498 Chinese patients who underwent thyroidectomy for nodular thyroid… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0827-3

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@article{Lu2010ClinicalVO, title={Clinical Value of Using Ultrasound to Assess Calcification Patterns in Thyroid Nodules}, author={Zhaohui Lu and Yiming Mu and Haiqing Zhu and Yu Luo and Qinglong Kong and Jingtao Dou and Ju-ming Lu}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2010}, volume={35}, pages={122-127} }