Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p126 | Endocrine-Related Cancer | ECE2022

Ultrasound and cytological features of thyroid nodules with aggressive behavior: from histology to clinic

Sgro Daniele , Greco Giuseppe , Brancatella Alessandro , Viola Nicola , Casula Mauro , Torregrossa Liborio , Rago Teresa , Santini Ferruccio , Latrofa Francesco

Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB) is the recommended diagnostic tool for differentiating malignant from benign thyroid nodules and provides indication for surgical decisions. According to the Italian system, thyroid nodules are classified as TIR 1/1C, TIR 2, TIR 3A, TIR3B, TIR4 or TIR5, which correspond to Thy I, Thy II, Thy III, Thy IV, Thy V and Thy VI categories of the Bethesda system. TIR 3 identifies the indeterminate nodules. Surgery is usually recommended for TIR 3B,...

ea0035p988 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Long-term efficacy of ultrasound-guided laser ablation for solid thyroid nodules. A three-year multicenter prospective randomized trial

Papini Enrico , Rago Teresa , Gambelunghe Giovanni , Valcavi Roberto , Bizzarri Giancarlo , Vitti Paolo , De feo Pierpaolo , Misischi Irene , Di Stasio Enrico , Pacella Claudio Maurizio

Background: Thermal ablation techniques are reported to significantly decrease thyroid nodule volume in several single-center short-term series. The present trial on ultrasound (US)-guided laser ablation (LAT) of solid thyroid nodules is addressed to assess long-term clinical efficacy, side-effects and variability of outcomes in different centers operating with the same LAT procedure.Patients: Two hundred and one consecutive patients were randomly assign...

ea0014p365 | (1) | ECE2007

Usefulness of calcitonin (CT) measurement in wash-out fluid from fine needle aspiration biopsy in thyroid nodules of patients with dectectable serum CT

Renzini Giulia , Rago Teresa , Passannanti Paolo , Viola David , Cosci Barbara , Molinaro Eleonora , Grasso Lucia , Lucchetti Fabiana , Vitti Paolo , Pinchera Aldo , Elisei Rossella

Up to now there isn’t any study to validate the CT measurement in wash-out-fluid from FNAB in the diagnosis of medullary thyroid cancer (MTC). To demonstrate the usefulness of CT measurement in wash-out fluid from FNAB in thyroid nodules, we have retrospectively analyzed 25 cases with detectable serum CT in which CT measurement in wash-out-fluid from FNAB, citology and histological examination were available. In 7 cases CT level was <10 pg/ml: cytology was negative in...