AI bolsters diagnostic accuracy of thyroid ultrasound

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AbstractHow to differentiate thyroid cancer nodules from a large number of benign nodules is always a challenging subject for clinicians. This paper proposes a novel Sal-deel network model to achieve the classification and diagnosis of thyroid cancer, which can simulate visual attention mechanism. The Sal-deep network introduces saliency map as an additional information on the deep residual network, which selectively enhances the feature extracted from different regions according to the mask map. Sal-deep network can work effectively for the benchmark networks with different data sets and different structures, and it is a ...
Source: Journal of Medical Systems - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
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ConclusionsIn the group with clinically low-risk DTC, CT changed surgical management for a substantial number of the patients with clinically significant nodal disease not detected by ultrasound. This highlights the fact that in certain practice settings, adding CT to the preoperative staging may be favorable for the detection of nodal metastasis.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Purpose of review Compared with adults, there is a two-fold to three-fold increased risk of malignancy for a pediatric patient undergoing evaluation of a thyroid nodule. In 2015, the American Thyroid Association published guidelines on the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer. The goal of this clinical update is to review recent additions to the literature and propose opportunities how to best incorporate these findings into clinical practice. Recent findings Recent additions to the literature include assessment of ultrasound-based scoring systems to im...
Source: Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity - Category: Endocrinology Tags: THYROID: Edited by Angela M. Leung Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: More than 50% of low-risk PTMC are on AS in Japan. However, the indication and recommendation for AS vary significantly between institutions. To improve the implementation of this management modality, physicians and patients should be further educated, and the socio-medical environment should be improved. PMID: 31441377 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
ConclusionsSubclassification of AUS/FLUS into three groups based on cytopathologic findings alone not only improved the triage of patients for subsequent clinical management but also effectively stratified the risk of malignancy.
Source: Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Abstract CONTEXT: Nearly one-third of all thyroid cancers are ≤ 1 cm. OBJECTIVE: Determine diagnostic pathways for microcarcinomas versus larger cancers. DESIGN/SETTING/PATIENT PARTICIPANTS: Patients from Georgia and Los Angeles Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registries with differentiated thyroid cancer diagnosed in 2014-2015 were surveyed (response rate 63%). Survey data were linked to SEER data on tumor and treatment characteristics. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: method of nodule discovery; reason for thyroid surgery. ...
Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
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