Diagnostic lobectomy is not routinely required to exclude malignancy in thyroid nodules greater than four centimetres

Mariolyn Raj, Simon Grodski, Stacey Woodruff, Meei Yeung, Eldho Paul, Jonathan Serpell

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Abstract

Surgical excision has been recommended as a diagnostic test for thyroid nodules 4 cm, due to the supposedly higher rate of cancer in larger nodules and the higher reported false-negative rates of fine-needle aspiration cytology testing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73 - 77
Number of pages5
JournalANZ Journal of Surgery
Volume82
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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