Serous BMP8A has clinical significance in ultrasonic diagnosis of thyroid cancer and promotes thyroid cancer cell progression.

CONCLUSION: In summary, we identified a novel biomarker for early diagnosis in addition to Ultrasound of thyroid cancer, which was subjected to TCF7L1 regulation. PMID: 31656161 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Endocrine, Metabolic and Immune Disorders Drug Targets - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets Source Type: research

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New study uses machine learning on ultrasound images of thyroid nodules to predict risk of malignancy
Source: ENT Today - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Laryngology Online Exclusives Practice Focus Source Type: research
Authors: Dalcı K, Topal U, Ünal AG, Eray İC, Yalav O, Güney İB, Sakman G Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to share the efficacy of the radionuclide occult lesion localization (ROLL) technique in secondary neck exploration in patients who had undergone neck exploration due to thyroid or parathyroid pathology and to share our clinical experience. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Data of 25 patients who underwent secondary neck exploration for recurrent thyroid cancer and parathyroid adenoma between January 2016 and December 2018 at the General Surgery Clinic of Balcalı Hospital, Çukurova Univ...
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research
Bold Brain Ventures has partnered with Google Cloud for Startups, allowing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What to look for in AI and IT at RSNA 2019 Google pulled out of NIH x-ray dataset project in 2017 AI needs robust clinical evaluation in healthcare AI boosts ultrasound for thyroid cancer screening New AI investment fund links radiologists, start-ups
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Thyroid nodules are frequently detected by cervical ultrasound examinations. In follow-up studies, malignant as well as benign nodules may exhibit an increase in size.
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Conclusion: Hypoechoic nodules, nodules with microcalcifications, and abnormal lymph nodes are predictive factors for thyroid cancer in children. Therefore, further diagnostic evaluations, including FNAB, should be considered in patients with such findings.What is Known:•Thyroid nodules are less common in children than in adults, but pediatric thyroid nodules have a higher rate of malignancy, and also have increased risk of metastasis and recurrence.•Research on ways to predict thyroid cancer have mostly been accomplished in adult patients, and the application of risk stratification system has not been fully sati...
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
SUMMARY: The use of transoral sonography–guided fine-needle aspiration for intraoperative localization of retropharyngeal masses has been described by Fornage et al. The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of this technique. We reviewed the images and medical records of 26 patients with a retropharyngeal lesion suspicious for a metastatic lymph node of Rouviere identified on CT and/or PET/CT. There were 14 patients with a history of thyroid cancer, 7 with mucosal squamous cell carcinoma, 1 with renal cell carcinoma, 1 with parotid acinic cell cancer, 1 with metastatic colon adenocarcinoma, and 2 with no ...
Source: American Journal of Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: HEAD & amp; NECK Source Type: research
Cancers, Vol. 11, Pages 1759: The Diagnostic Efficiency of Ultrasound Computer–Aided Diagnosis in Differentiating Thyroid Nodules: A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis Cancers doi: 10.3390/cancers11111759 Authors: Nonhlanhla Chambara Michael Ying Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) techniques have emerged to complement qualitative assessment in the diagnosis of benign and malignant thyroid nodules. The aim of this review was to summarize the current evidence on the diagnostic performance of various ultrasound CAD in characterizing thyroid nodules. PUBMED, EMBASE and Cochrane databases were searched for st...
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In conclusion, the present case is an extremely rare occurrence of simultaneous multiple RDMs from PTC as the initial presentation.
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
This study investigated the role of ultrasound gray scale ratio (UGSR) for the differentiated diagnosis of malignant and benign thyroid nodules. Using the UGSR to assess the echo was obviously more objective and accurate than the echogenicity identified by the naked eyes. The UGSR can be used as an additional ultrasound parameter in the diagnosis of different ‐sized thyroid nodules. AbstractAt present, hypoechogenicity, as one of the clinically relevant features associated with suspicion of malignant thyroid disease, is affected by the variability of modules and the experience of sonographers, thus leading to unsatisfyin...
Source: Cancer Medicine - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research
Machine learning of ultrasound scans could provide a preliminary method of screening for thyroid cancer.
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