The usefulness of determining the presence of BRAF V600E mutation in fine-needle aspiration cytology in indeterminate cytological results.


INTRODUCTION Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is regarded as the gold standard method for the diagnosis of thyroid nodules, but it has its limitations. Additional methods that would improve sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer (TC), especially in indeterminate lesions. Molecular tests seem to be such a tool. BRAF V600E mutation… (More)
DOI: 10.5603/EP.2016.0006