Comparison of three volumetric techniques for estimating thyroid gland volume


Vurdem U. E. , ACER N. , Ertekin T. , Savranlar A. , Topuz O., Keceli M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.42, ss.1299-1306, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1112-6
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1299-1306

Özet

Aim: The aims of this study were to estimate the preoperative thyroid volume in patients with a multinodular goiter by the use of ultrasonography (USG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and then to compare these approaches with the postsurgical total volume measured by Archimedes' principle.