Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI) in a Patient with Cystic Thyroid Nodule

  • Sait Sager


Percutaneous ethanol injection in a benign cystic thyroid nodule is an alternative procedure to surgical therapy. In this case, percutaneous ethanol injection method was performed in a 76-year-old female patient with a gross cystic thyroid nodule. There was no complication and recurrence after the therapy. This method is a safe and effective therapeutic tool for the treatment of benign cystic thyroid nodules.


Ethanol injection Thyroid Cystic nodule Scintigraphy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sait Sager
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cerrahpaşa School of MedicineIstanbul UniversityİstanbulTurkey

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