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ea0037ep1012 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Correlation of VEGF, VEGFR-1 levels in serum and thyroid nodules with histopathological and radiological variables

Haytaoglu Gurkan , Arpaci Dilek , Kuzu Fatih , Altas Ayfer , Can Murat , Barut Figen , Kokturk Firuzan , Ilikhan Sevil Uygun , Bayraktaroglu Taner

Aim: To evaluate serum and intranodular vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 (VEGFR-1) level thyroid nodules and explore its relevance to ultrasound feature/pathological results.Methods: A total of 80 patients (62 women and 18 men) with thyroid nodules were included in this prospective study. Thyroid function tests, fine needle aspiration biopsies, ultrasonographic and scintigraphic evaluation were r...