Publications & Research

Fine-needle aspiration biopsy versus ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy: cost-effectiveness as a frontline diagnostic modality for solitary thyroid nodules

This model estimated that ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy increased the correct classification of thyroid malignancies from 92% with conventional biopsy to 98%, and was a cost-effective strategy at $318 per additional cancer case that was correctly diagnosed.

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