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New Guidelines in Management of Thyroid Nodule When to Biopsy and When to Follow

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Bijan Bijan 1 , *

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1 Professor of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology Radiology and Nuclear Medicine / PET Divisions, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Journal of Radiology: 14 (Special Issue); e48360
Published Online: April 12, 2017
Article Type: Abstract
Received: December 20, 2016
Accepted: February 7, 2017
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Abstract

Lack of unified system in characterizing and reporting thyroid nodules is deeply felt almost in every institution and is a source of confusion among diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, thyroid surgeons, oncologists, endocrinologists and interventionalists. Elaborate systems exist but they are not easy to use. Therefore many of those systems cannot be utilized widely in general radiology practice. A simplified approach to thyroid nodule is a crucial need to prevent unnecessary work up, follow up or procedures. A combination of TIRADS and ACR guidelines probably would strike a balance between high sensitivity with acceptable specificity.

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