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ea0014p342 | (1) | ECE2007

“False negative” results of Tg in patients with DTC (differentiated thyroid carcinoma)

Voliotopoulos Vassilios , Gianakopoulos Vassilios , Valais Ioannis , Charalabidou Isaia

Purpose: The long-term monitoring of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma is essential throughout the patientÂ’s life after total or near total thyroidectomy followed by I-131 ablation after thyroid suppression using recombinant TSH (Thyrogen).As known the administration of rhTSH increase the sensitivity of Tg concentrations measurements. Antithyroglobulin antibodies are common clinical problem in patients with differentiated thyroid carcin...