Do sonographic and cytological features predict malignancy in cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules?

@article{Dutta2011DoSA,
  title={Do sonographic and cytological features predict malignancy in cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules?},
  author={Sumanta Dutta and Mohamed A. Thaha and David Canfield Smith},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          361-4
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The current algorithm for managing patients with indeterminate (Thy3) thyroid cytology is a thyroid lobectomy followed by a completion thyroidectomy depending on histology. We investigated whether sonographic and or cytological features in addition to clinical characteristics would predict the potential for malignancy in a cohort of patients with thyroid nodules of indeterminate cytology. METHODS Perusing a clinical database of all patients undergoing ultrasonography guided fine… CONTINUE READING
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