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Usefulness of fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis of thyroid carcinoma: a retrospective study in 37,895 patients.

Authors
  • Ravetto, C
  • Colombo, L
  • Dottorini, M E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer
Publication Date
Dec 25, 2000
Volume
90
Issue
6
Pages
357–363
Identifiers
PMID: 11156519
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In the majority of cases, FNA of palpable thyroid nodules allows for the identification of thyroid carcinoma and the planning of subsequent appropriate therapy. This can be achieved by using simple and inexpensive procedures, if cooperation among clinicians, pathologists, and nuclear physicians is maximized.

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