Ablation Techniques for Benign Thyroid Nodules

Publication Date: October 13, 2023

Key Points

Key Points

Thermal and chemical ablation techniques are minimally invasive compared with surgery, but there is a potential for complications and morbidity if the procedures are performed incorrectly or by inexperienced practitioners.

This guideline provides a framework for the safe adoption and implementation of thermal and chemical ablative technologies for benign thyroid nodules.

Diagnosis

...agnosi...

...ility and contraindications to thermal...


...ed decision making with the patient, dul...


...ial Management for Nonfunctioning Benign Thyr...


Treatment

Treatmen...

...1. Summary of Criteria for Thermal Ab...


.... Ablation Safety Checklist for Ea...


...rations and Process Flow Chart for Implement...


...Settings and Choice of RF Ablation Electro...


...e 3. Danger Triangle ConceptThe danger tri...


...ational Considerations When Implementing a...


...th of Consensus from Delphi Survey...