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ea0049ep1218 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Thyroid nodule size at ultrasound as a predictor of malignancy

Gallardo Gema Lopez , Sastre Julia , Gonzalez Abel , Arranz Sandra , Silva Julia , Valero Miguel Angel , Aranda Jaime

Introduction: Most thyroid nodules are benign. Some studies have shown largest nodule size, specially >4 cm, can predict malignancy and reduce fine needle aspiration (FNA) accuracy. Recent studies, however, have shown conflicting results as to whether nodule size may be used to distinguish at risk-lesions. We attempt to determine whether nodule size predicts thyroid malignancy and to examine accuracy of fine needle aspiration (FNA) by size.Material a...

ea0037ep1039 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Descriptive analysis of the histopathological findings of a series of 1567 thyroidectomies

Ma Calderon Dulce , Delgado Manuel , Castro Enrique , Alfaro Jose Joaquin , Lopez Gema , Lopez Jose , Aranda Jaime

Introduction: We wanted to analyse the pathology results of thyroidectomies performed in the hospitals of Castilla La Mancha (Spain) between the years 2010 and 2013, inclusive.Material and methods: A retrospective, multicentre, descriptive study of the histopathological results of the 1567 thyroidectomies performed in the hospitals of the eight health districts in our region between the years 2010 and 2013.Results: The histopatholo...

ea0037ep1041 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Surgical treatment of thyroid disease: descriptive analysis and histopathology of a series of 92 cases

Ma Calderon Dulce , Aranda Jaime , Mondejar Jose , Alramadan Mubarak , Martin David , Perez Jose

Introduction: Retrospective study of patients undergoing thyroid surgery at the Hospital Virgen de la Luz, Cuenca (Spain) during the years 2010–2013.Material and methods: We evaluated data of 92 patients basically with nodular thyroid disease, who were studied and treated in our hospital.Results: Our series is made up of 92 patients (25% men and 75% women) with an average age of 52 years. The most common form of presentation (...