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ea0037ep930 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Indications and outcomes of repeated thyroid fine-needle aspirations: a retrospective evaluation from a tertiary centre

Firat Sevde Nur , Iyidir Ozlem Turhan , Isildak Mehlika , Anil Cuneyd , Gursoy Nazli Kirnap , Nar Asli , Tutuncu Neslihan Bascil

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is the first-line diagnostic test for evaluating thyroid nodules. This test can effectively distinguish between neoplastic and non neoplastic nodules. The Bethesda System suggest that thyroid nodules with non diagnostic (ND), atypia/follicular lesions of undetermined significance (A/FLUS) aspiration should undergo repeat sampling. We aimed to investigate the clinical validity of repeated FNA in the management of patients with thyroid ...