Ultrasound-based diagnosis for solid thyroid nodules with the largest diameter <5 mm.

Abstract

This study was aimed at assessing the efficacy of using an ultrasound (US)-based classification system to diagnose solid thyroid nodules with the largest diameter <5 mm (i.e., small solid nodules). For 406 small solid nodules in 365 patients who underwent thyroid US and US-guided fine-needle aspiration, each thyroid nodule was prospectively classified into… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.01.016

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