The use of sonoelastographic elasticity index to differentiate benign and malignant thyroid nodules
作者: Nurefsan BoyaciEkrem KarakasDilek Sen DokumaciSezen KocarslanSema YildizHasan CeceMehmet Ali Eren
作者单位: 1Department of Radiology, Harran University Medical School
2Department of Pathology, Harran University Medical School
3Department of Endocrinology, Harran University Medical School
4Department of Endocrinology, Sanliurfa Education and Research Hospital
刊名: Japanese Journal of Radiology, 2013, Vol.31 (11), pp.750-754
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s11604-013-0248-y
关键词: Fine needle aspiration biopsySonoelastographyThyroid papillary carcinoma
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Purpose(#br)The aim of this study is to evaluate the elasticity index of thyroid nodules by sonoelastographic imaging, and to determine the cut-off value to distinguish malignant nodules from benign nodules with optimum sensitivity and specificity.(#br) Materials and methods(#br)Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of 84 cases were evaluated with B-mode US and Sonoelastography (USE) preoperatively. The elasticity score (ELX 2/1) index of the nodules were calculated. Seventy-three patients with diagnostic biopsy results were included in this study.(#br) Results(#br)According to the FNAB results, 9 (12 %) nodules were malignant, 64 (88 %) nodules were benign. All malignant nodules were papillary carcinoma, and their diagnosis was confirmed with thyroidectomy. The ELX 2/1 index...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • nodules 瘤状体
  • benign 良性的
  • differentiate 微分
  • malignant 恶性的
  • thyroid 甲状腺
  • elasticity 弹性
  • index 指标