Restricting ultrasound thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy by nodule size: which tumors are we missing? A population-based study

Juan Brito Campana, Naykky Singh-Ospina, Michael R. Gionfriddo, Spyridoula Maraka, Ana Espinosa De Ycaza, Rene Rodriguez-Gutierrez, John C. Morris, Victor Manuel Montori, R. Michael Tuttle

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Abstract

Clinicians use nodule size to determine which thyroid nodules should receive cytological evaluation. The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has recommended against cytological evaluation for nodules

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-505
Number of pages7
JournalEndocrine
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Diagnosis
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Population-based cohort
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Brito Campana, J., Singh-Ospina, N., Gionfriddo, M. R., Maraka, S., Espinosa De Ycaza, A., Rodriguez-Gutierrez, R., Morris, J. C., Montori, V. M., & Tuttle, R. M. (2016). Restricting ultrasound thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy by nodule size: which tumors are we missing? A population-based study. Endocrine, 51(3), 499-505. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-015-0713-8