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ea0041ep1131 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

Fine needle thyroid biopsy – time to change of indications?

Maciejewski Marek , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Kozlowska Beata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: After a period of enthusiasm for the early detection of cancer, apparently we are entering a period of skepticism, questions and side effects in the form of unnecessary operations and their complications and costs. This also applies to thyroid cancer, and actually nodules and lesions visible only in ultrasoundMethod. Prospective observation of consecutive patients in one centre.Results: In Years 2013 and 2014 we have performed 2189 ultrasou...

ea0035p541 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014

Efficiency of ultrasound-guided percutaneous thyroid nodule biopsy among patients hospitalized in the department of internal medicine

Maciejewski Marek , Kozlowska Beata , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules is the most frequently performed ambulatory and recommendations for its performance are quite accurately described in the national and international guidelines. However, there is always a need to analyze the effectiveness of such proceedings.The aim of this study was to analyze such effectiveness in group of hospitalized patients.Method: The reason for hospitalization in the v...