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Variability of Serum Thyroglobulin Levels in Post- Thyroidectomy Patients with Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: the ATA Guidelines.

Authors
  • Silva, Frieda1
  • Martin, Ralph J1
  • Figueroa, Jannette1
  • Rincón, Fernando1
  • Román, Diego1
  • 1 Nuclear Medicine Section, Radiological Sciences Department, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR. , (Puerto Rico)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Puerto Rico health sciences journal
Publication Date
September 2016
Volume
35
Issue
3
Pages
142–146
Identifiers
PMID: 27623139
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The variability of the Tg levels and the high frequency of discordant results (positive WBSs with undectable Tg levels) bring into question the standard recommendation of conservative management for low-risk patients. Follow-ups should include a Tg assay and imaging studies.

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