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Preoperative Staging of Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: US Is Enough?
J Korean Thyroid Assoc 2011;4(1):18-21
Published online May 30, 2011
© 2011 Korean Thyroid Association.

Jin Young Kwak, MD

Department of Radiology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Preoperative staging of thyroid cancer is very important for radiologist to help the surgeon manage the patient. Ultrasound plays a key role in diagnostic work-up at most cases. In this review, I discuss preoperative radiological staging of well differentiated thyroid cancer and compare US with CT.
Keywords : Thyroid nodule, Ultrasonography, Staging

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