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Table 1 Criteria for Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Nodule in a Single Center

From: Role of ultrasound, clinical and scintigraphyc parameters to predict malignancy in thyroid nodule

Surgical Criteria N %
Clinical/Compressive symptoms 26 18.7%
Inconclusive FNAC 14 10.2%
Scintigraphy - Cold Nodule 06 4.3%
FNAC diagnosis 13 9.35%
FNAC suspect (indeterminate) 50 35.9%
FNAC suspect + US features 27 19.4%
US suspect features 03 2.15%
  1. FNAC: fine-needle aspiration cytology; US: ultrasound.