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  1. 26 May, 2021

    Finding thyroid cancer metastases using preoperative SPECT-CT lymphography

    Metástasis del cáncer de tiroides - Linfografía con SPECT-CT

    Thyroid diseases in general, and thyroid cancer in particular, are pathologies on the rise. Its diagnosis and treatment require increasing precision and effectiveness. It is becoming increasingly important to be able to offer patients healing options, especially when faced with cancer. In this sense, knowing that thyroidectomy is the treatment of choice, it is vitally important to be able to eliminate the tumour and prevent the possible appearance of thyroid cancer metastasis. Thanks to lymphography with SPECT-CT, we can identify affected lymph nodes and export them accurately. All this in a single intervention, during the same thyroid cancer treatment surgery. In addition, we can obtain all the necessary information to plan and personalize subsequent treatment and follow-up.

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  2. 22 October, 2018

    Thyroid nodule diagnosis, how to tell if it is benign

    Diagnóstico del Nódulo tiroideo - diagnòstic del nòdul tiroïdal

    The importance of studying a thyroid nodule lies in being able to gauge the nature thereof; i.e., we are concerned whether it is benign or not. Once we have this information, we can plan the course of action to take. Nowadays, we have highly reliable and specific thyroid nodules diagnostic tests. Let us see what they are and how they work… Read more…