Fine Needle Aspiration

What Is FNA?

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the throat. It has two lobes joined in the middle by a strip of tissue (the isthmus).

Thyroid Disorders and Surgery

Your thyroid gland is one of the endocrine glands that makes hormones to regulate physiological functions in your body, like metabolism (heart rate, sweating, energy consumed).

Position Statement: Point-of-Care Imaging in Otolaryngology

Over the past several years, point-of-care imaging has grown in response to such factors as improved patient access, the availability of prompt clinical diagnosis and treatment, and low radiation CT imaging equipment suitable for an office setting.

Position Statement: Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that after one year of general surgical training, an otolaryngology resident spends a minimum of four years being educated and trained exclusively in the head and neck region.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Voice Outcomes After Thyroid Surgery

Leadership: Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD (Chair); Gregory W. Randolph, MD (Assistant Chair); Michael D. Seidman, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M.

Research Gaps - Improving Voice Outcomes After Thyroid Surgery

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery was based on the current body of evidence regarding voice outcomes during thyroid surgery.

Research Gaps - Tonsillectomy in Children

While there is a body of literature from which the guidelines were drawn, significant gaps remain in knowledge about preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care in children who undergo tonsillectomy.