New Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Apparatus
Thyroid Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Thyroid Diseases - Thyroid Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
thyroid, fine, needle, aspiration, biopsy, new, technique
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Name: biopsy
Type: Procedure
Overall Status
Evaluation of the effectivity of the new thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) apparatus of which patented from Turkish Patent Institute.
Detailed Description
The author group of this investigation produced a new thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) apparatus and patented it from Turkish patent Institute. FNAB indicated nodular goitre patients are the subjects of this research. First, the investigators will perform standart FNAB after this procedure will perform FNAB with new apparatus. The investigators will evaluate the aspirates according to number of cells and malignity ratio of cells.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 85 Years
Minimum Age: 17 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- fine needle aspiration biopsy indicated noduler goiter patients

Exclusion Criteria:

- diffuse goiter
Bezmialem Vakif University
Istanbul, Marmara, Turkey
Status: Recruiting
Contact: erhan aysan, prof - 2124531700 -
Start Date
January 2012
Completion Date
September 2012
SB Istanbul Education and Research Hospital
SB Istanbul Education and Research Hospital
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