Radiofrequency ablation of benign thyroid nodules: evaluation of the treatment efficacy using ultrasonography

@inproceedings{Ahn2016RadiofrequencyAO,
  title={Radiofrequency ablation of benign thyroid nodules: evaluation of the treatment efficacy using ultrasonography},
  author={Hye Shin Ahn and Soo Jin Kim and Sung Hee Park and Mirinae Seo},
  booktitle={Ultrasonography},
  year={2016}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of radiofrequency (RF) ablation for benign thyroid nodules and assess the usefulness of internal factors (ultrasonographic findings) and external factors (treatment-related findings) in prediction of treatment efficacy. METHODS We evaluated 22 benign thyroid nodules from 19 patients treated with RF ablation between March 2010 and January 2013. The internal and external factors of these nodules were retrospectively reviewed and… CONTINUE READING

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