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ea0029p1806 | Thyroid cancer | ICEECE2012

Utility of repeated recombinant human TSH (rhTSH)-stimulated tiroglobulin (Tg) test in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) without evidence of disease at their initial rh-TSH-stimulation test

Oleaga A. , Goni F. , Paja M. , Izuzquiza A. , Moreno C. , Arosa V. , Iglesias N. , Espiga J.

Current guidelines recommend measurement of rhTSH-stimulated Tg, with neck ultrasound 6–12 months after the initial therapy for DTC (Total thyroidectomy plus 100 mCiI131 ablation of the thyroid bed). Uncertainty persists regarding whether the subsequent follow up should be based on measurement of basal serum Tg or whether rhTSH-stimulated Tg should be performed and at what frequency. The aim of our study was to evaluate the utility of repeated rhTSH-stimulated Tg.<p c...