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ea0049ep1370 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

The role of preoperative serum thyroglobulin values in the diagnosis of differentiated thyroid cancer

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Lumi Ema , Puca Entela , Ylli Dorina , Ikonomi Majlinda , Fureraj Thanas

Introduction: Thyroglobulin (TG) is the most important protein produced by the thyroid. TG is considered a reliable marker of recurrent disease in patient with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). Before surgery, high serum TG values may be due to an abnormally large thyroid, excessive thyroid stimulation, or physical damage to thyroid etc.Methods: We evaluated in the retrospective study 20 patients (mean age 49.6±12 S.D., range fr...