The accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy and frozen section in patients with thyroid cancer.

Abstract

A total of 1076 patients with thyroid nodules were reviewed. The accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) and frozen section (FS) were compared and clinical risk factors were analyzed. Our results indicate that 67.9% are benign and 32.1% are malignant with the predominance of papillary thyroid cancer (75.1%). Overall diagnostic accuracy for FNAB and… (More)

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@article{Lee2002TheAO, title={The accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy and frozen section in patients with thyroid cancer.}, author={Ting-I Lee and Hong-Jyi Yang and Shih-Yi Lin and Mei-Tze Lee and Hong-Da Lin and Lewis E. Braverman and K B Tang}, journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association}, year={2002}, volume={12 7}, pages={619-26} }