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Thyroid and Parathyroid Imaging (An Interactive Session)

Time:

08:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Author:

Jill Eve Langer, MD, and Laurie A. Loevner, MD

Code: RC306

Objective:

This session has two sections. The first is and Fine-Needle Aspiration, which outlines the role of US in the detection and characterization of thyroid nodules. It also describes the US features of thyroid nodules that carry an increased risk of malignancy. The section reports the recommendations for thyroid FNA, and discusses the technique of ultrasound-guided FNA. The second sections is CT, MR, and PET Imaging, which describes the role of cross sectional imaging in the detection of metastatic thyroid carcinoma.

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