Ultrasonography estimated thyroid volume: a prospective study about its reliability.


Ultrasonography is supposed to provide a reliable preoperative estimate of thyroid volume. This prospective study compares the estimated thyroid volume (EV) to real volume (MV), obtained by measuring the excised gland after surgery. One hundred one patients undergoing total thyroidectomy were selected for the study. Indications for surgery were… (More)


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