Diagnosis and treatment of the solitary thyroid nodule. Results of a European survey

@article{Bennedbk1999DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of the solitary thyroid nodule. Results of a European survey},
  author={Finn Noe Bennedb{\ae}k and Hans Perrild and Laszlo Heged{\"u}s},
  journal={Clinical Endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={50}
}
The optimum diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for the euthyroid patient with a solitary thyroid nodule is still a matter of debate. The aim was to assess the attitudes towards management of such patients in clinical centres throughout Europe by means of a questionnaire. 
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