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Heilo, A.; Sigstad, E.; Groeholt, K.
Atlas of Thyroid Lesions
Atlas of Thyroid Lesions provides a broad overview of the variety of lesions in the thyroid gland and their different characteristics and features, in ultrasound, cytological and histological appearance. Nodules in the thyroid are quite common. Epidemiologic studies estimate that between 4% and 7% of the adult population in the United States have palpable thyroid nodules. More than 80% of thyroid nodules are benign. Too many benign nodules are surgically resected for safety's sake, and too many malignant tumors do not get adequate primary surgical treatment, both because a certain preoperative diagnosis is missing. .Comprehensive information about all thyroid nodules and neck lymph node metastases .High quality ultrasound images .Easy to find images of anticipated tumor type in own practice .With this atlas achieve familiarity with the different tumor types .Improve diagnostic certainty in the field.weiterlesen
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