The additional diagnostic value of a single-session combined scintigraphic and ultrasonographic examination in patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases

Gedik G. K., Bozkurt F. M., Ugur Ö., Grassetto G., Rubello D.

PANMINERVA MEDICA, vol.50, no.3, pp.199-205, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-205
  • Keywords: Thyroid diseases, Parathyroid diseases, Radionuclide imaging, Scintigraphy, Ultrasonography, Multi-modality imaging, PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM, PREOPERATIVE LOCALIZATION, CANCER, TC-99M-SESTAMIBI, NODULES, SURGERY, PET/CT, LUNG
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Aim. The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic efficacy and the clinical impact of scintigraphy combined with ultrasonography (USG) in the management of thyroid and parathyroid disorders in a large series of patients.