Ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy
What is an ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy?
Ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy of the thyroid nodules are used to diagnose thyroid cancer.
What to expect
The procedure involves taking a sample of a thyroid nodule with a needle for examination under a microscope. During the procedure, medical staff uses ultrasound equipment to create real time images of the thyroid while taking a biopsy of the nodules in question.