Thyroid carcinoma risk in patients with hyperthyroidism and role of preoperative cytology in diagnosis


Gul K., Dirikoc A., Kiyak G., Ersoy P. E., Ugras N. S., Ozdemir D., ...More

MINERVA ENDOCRINOLOGICA, vol.34, no.4, pp.281-288, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: MINERVA ENDOCRINOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-288
  • Keywords: Hyperthyroidism, Biopsy, fine-needle, Thyroid neoplasms, NEEDLE-ASPIRATION BIOPSY, GRAVES-DISEASE, CANCER, SURGERY, THYROTOXICOSIS, NODULES, COEXISTENCE, PREVALENCE
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of thyroid carcinoma in patients with hyperthyroidism and evaluate the role of preoperative ultrasonography (US) guided thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in diagnosis of thyroid carcinoma in these patients.