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ea0034p404 | Thyroid | SFEBES2014

Thyroid nodules: Is one robust Thy2 result sufficient?

Joharatnam Jalini , Ngu Rose , Chandra Ash , Powrie Jake

Introduction: Approximately 400 thyroid fine needle aspirates (FNAs) are performed annually at our institution. Many are repeat aspirates of Thy2 results. Current British Thyroid Association (BTA) and Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) guidelines recommend two FNAs performed at least 6 months apart to confirm a benign result. Our aim was to investigate whether one Thy2 result is sufficient to confirm benign pathology.Method: A retrospective analysis ...