Popa, Iasi, Romania.
Introduction: Thyroid nodules are commonly encountered in clinical practice, the main diagnostic ultrasound diagnostics being the benign or malignant nature of the nodules.
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy FNAB is a standard diagnostic test for evaluating thyroid nodules.
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Study group included patients referred to Endocrinology Department for assessment of thyroid nodular disease who underent FNAB by palpation from to and under echoguidance in ultrasound diagnostics In order to avoid differences due to nodules size we have selected only palpable nodules in both groups. Thyroid examinations, ultrasound imaging, and aspiration biopsies were performed by the same endocrinologist.
Histopathologic and cytologic diagnoses were compared for patients who were operated. Results: Study sample consisted of patients.
Excepting for moderate local pain in some cases, no adverse effects were noticed. Cytologic diagnostic accuracy rate was With use of ultrasound guidance, sensitivity Conclusions: FNAB is an essential diagnostic tool in the management of thyroid nodules.
Diagnose this condition can be by external indicators, complaints of a woman or through ultrasound diagnosis. Diagnostice această condiție poate fi prin indicatori externi, plângeri ale unei femei sau prin diagnosticare cu ultrasunete. Ultrasound diagnosis is carried out in many veterinary clinics, and in some there is a service of departure ultrasound diagnostics a specialist with equipment at home. Diagnosticarea cu ultrasunete se efectuează în multe clinici veterinare, iar în unele există un serviciu pentru ca un specialist să părăsească casa.
Therefore, practice guidelines should universally recommend US-FNAB in the management of thyroid nodules, permitting an accurate preoperatory diagnostic and avoiding numerous unnecessary surgical interventions. Volume