Image-guided thyroid nodule ablation is a relatively new technique for the management of thyroid disease. Notably, if there has been the correct patient selection and if they are performed in high volume centers and via a standardized technique, image-guided thyroid nodule ablation seems to be safe and effective and it can be used to treat thyroid goiters. However, there is still paucity of level 1 evidences and recommendation comparing ablation to surgical or to other non-surgical treatment modalities. Herein, some technical notes for the thyroid nodule ablation to achieve the critical view of safety are presented. Moreover, an additional remark and appraisal from a surgical point of view is described.
Image-guided thyroid nodule ablation: technical notes and critical appraisal / E. Duka, G. De Marchi, R. Giacchero, A. Mangano, E. Piantanida, M.L. Tanda, L. Xiaoli, S. Hui, O. Makay, G. Dionigi, G. Carrafiello. - In: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL. - ISSN 1090-3941. - 25:103(2014), pp. 109.103-109.109.
|Titolo:||Image-guided thyroid nodule ablation: technical notes and critical appraisal|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2014|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|