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ea0056gp244 | Thyroid Cancer - Translational | ECE2018

Implementation of the British Thyroid Association thyroid nodule classification: a general UK hospital perspective

Dede Anastasia , Mavroeidi Niki , Mazzoni Daniel , Smellie James , Mitra Indu , Morganstein Daniel

Introduction: In 2014, the British Thyroid Association (BTA) issued guidance on thyroid cancer and introduced a new scoring system for thyroid nodules based on their sonographic appearances (U1-U5). The guidelines specified that nodules with indeterminate or suspicious appearances (U3-U5) should undergo fine needle aspiration (FNA) assessment. This study audits the implementation of the guidelines in our hospital and evaluates any changes in the management of thyroid nodules.<...