The effect of fine-needle aspiration biopsy on the thyroid scan.

@article{Gordon1993TheEO,
  title={The effect of fine-needle aspiration biopsy on the thyroid scan.},
  author={Donald L Gordon and Richard Wagner and Gary L. Dillehay and N. Khedkar and Charles J. Martinez and Wolfram Bayer and Martin H Brooks},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={495-7}
}
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is the most sensitive and specific procedure in diagnosing benign from malignant thyroid nodular disease. The effects of a FNAB on the thyroid scan, however, have never been studied. This assumes importance because a hot nodule on scan has been advocated as useful to differentiate certain benign from malignant follicular… CONTINUE READING