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Presentation 1: "Thyroid nodules mashup", Thyroid nodules: The decision to biopsy, presented by Ismat Shafiq, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Rochester Medical Center.
Presentation 2: What's New in Thyroid Nodule Cytology & Post-FNA Management, presented by Benjamin Gigliotti, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Rochester Medical Center.
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Review ultrasound imaging characteristics for the assessment of risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules.
2. Discuss current guidelines for ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules.
1. Understand the molecular pathogenesis of thyroid cancer and how new insights have led to advancements in molecular testing and detection of cancer.
2. Appreciate a cytology-based approach to management of thyroid nodules including how pathology and molecular testing can inform follow up surveillance and the need for surgery.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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