06.08.2017 – Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound book has just been published
In this book Dr Roberto Valcavi and Dr Petros Tsamatropoulos have written chapter 36 entitled "HIFU and RFA Ablation for Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease". Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU ) ablation are two techniques used to destroy thyroid nodules and tumors using hyperthermia without surgical removal.
Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features, or Niftp, a type of tumor that was previously considered a kind of cancer, has been downgraded by a panel of thyroid specialists. The full text article from JAMA Oncology journal.