A Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration versus Core Needle Biopsy for Thyroid Nodules: Pain, Tolerability, and Complications

BackgroundTo compare pain, tolerability, and complications associated with fine needle aspiration (FNA) versus core needle biopsy (CNB).MethodsFNAs were performed using 23-gauge needles and CNBs were performed using 18-gauge double-action spring-activated needles in 100 patients for each procedure....

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Main Authors: Eun Ji Jeong, Sae Rom Chung, Jung Hwan Baek, Young Jun Choi, Jae Kyun Kim, Jeong Hyun Lee
Format: Article
Published: Academya Publishing Co. 2018-03-01
Series:Endocrinology and Metabolism
Online Access:https://e-enm.org/Synapse/Data/PDFData/2008ENM/enm-33-114.pdf