• surgically
  • Methods We investigated immunoexpression in 98 surgically removed benign thyroid nodules including 52 hyperplastic nodules (HN) and 46 follicular/Hurthle cell adenomas (FA), and 54 malignant tumors including 22 follicular carcinoma (FC), 20 classic papillary carcinoma (PTC), and 12 follicular variant papillary carcinoma (FVPC). (youscribe.com)
  • Difficulties in the diagnosis of follicular patterned thyroid lesions on fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology examination are well know problems, and histologic evaluation of surgically resected follicular patterned lesions can be challenging as well. (youscribe.com)
  • It is ideal to treat thyroid nodules in the early stages, because once they become too large or numerous, it may be necessary to remove the entire thyroid gland surgically. (liverdoctor.com)
  • fine
  • Depending on what the ultrasound shows, you may be required to have one or two additional tests: a fine needle biopsy and a radionuclide thyroid scan. (liverdoctor.com)
  • The fine needle biopsy is where a needle is inserted into each nodule, to obtain a sample of cells from within it. (liverdoctor.com)