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Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical

Print version ISSN 1996-3696


MITSUI NAKANE, Nelson Kazuhiko  and  SANABRIA-BAEZ, Gabriela. Effectiveness of FNAB under ultrasound guidance with definitive biopsy in patients with thyroid disease, year 2016 - 2018. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. [online]. 2021, vol.16, n.2, pp.37-44. ISSN 1996-3696.

Thyroid neoplasia promotes the search for diagnostic methods to obtain an early opinion and timely treatment that allow for greater survival and better quality of life, as objective in this work the effectiveness of FNA under ultrasound guidance with the definitive biopsy in carrier patients was presented. of thyroid pathology, in INCAN 2016 - 2018, an observational, descriptive and retrospective study, prepared with clinical histories of patients who underwent punctures (FNA) for cytology, according to the Bethesda System, and with histopathology, to diagnose thyroid neoplasia whose results were from patients with nodular pathologies assisted in INCAN with higher incidence was found in patients whose ages ranged from 36 to 50 years with 36%, more conditions were observed in females with 64%, the origins were mostly of areas of the interior of the country in 56%, according to the cytology by the classification Bethesda fication was observed mostly with 49% patients with category II, according to prevalence of histological diagnoses in 26% follicular carcinoma (CaF) was found, malignant tumors were found in 163 (39%) of patients and in 252 (61 ) presented benign tumors and the high values ​​of the positive likelihood ratio (LR +) and the low values of the negative likelihood ratio (LR-), give the PAAF cytology a very reliable diagnostic value.

Keywords : Fine Needle Aspiration Puncture; cytology; histology; thyroid node; adenocarcinoma..

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