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, vol.42, pp.1299-1306, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1112-6
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1299-1306

Abstract

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.