Hemithyroidectomy Seems to be a Reasonable Initial Surgical Approach in Patients with Cytological Bethesda Category III Thyroid Nodules: An Institutional Experience


Cakir B., Bilginer M. C. , Ozdemir D., Topaloglu O., Aydin C., Dumlu G. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM, vol.22, no.2, pp.57-63, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.25179/tjem.2017-58459
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-63

Abstract

Objective: The atypia of undetermined significance or follicular lesion of undetermined significance is a heterogeneous category of Bethesda system. This study aimed to evaluate the malignancy rates in the initial operation and contralateral thyroid lobe after completion thyroidectomy in patients with atypia of undetermined significance/ FLUS thyroid nodules who underwent hemithyroidectomy. Material and