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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 30, Issue 7, pp 624–625 | Cite as

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous laser ablation treatment in inoperable aggressive course anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: The introduction of a novel alternative palliative therapy — Second experience in the literature

  • B. Cakir
  • O. Topaloglu
  • K. Gul
  • T. Agac
  • C. Aydin
  • A. Dirikoc
  • R. U. Ersoy
  • M. Gumus
  • K. Yazicioglu
  • B. Yalcin
  • A. Demirkazik
  • F. Icli
  • K. Ceyhan
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Thyroid Gland Pulmonary Thromboembolism Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma Compressive Symptom Solitary Thyroid Nodule 
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    Cakir B, Topaloglu O, Gul K, et al. Effects of percutaneous laser ablation treatment in benign solitary thyroid nodules on nodule volume, thyroglobulin and antithyroglobulin levels, and cytopathology of nodule in 1 yr follow-up. J Endocrinol Invest 2006, 29: 876–84.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Cakir
    • 1
  • O. Topaloglu
    • 1
  • K. Gul
    • 1
  • T. Agac
    • 1
  • C. Aydin
    • 1
  • A. Dirikoc
    • 1
  • R. U. Ersoy
    • 1
  • M. Gumus
    • 2
  • K. Yazicioglu
    • 2
  • B. Yalcin
    • 3
  • A. Demirkazik
    • 3
  • F. Icli
    • 3
  • K. Ceyhan
    • 4
  1. 1.Endocrinology and Metabolism Diseases DepartmentTurkey
  2. 2.Radiology DepartmentAnkara Ataturk Education and Research HospitalTurkey
  3. 3.Medical Oncology DepartmentAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  4. 4.Pathology Department, Medical FacultyAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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