What is an indeterminate thyroid nodule?
When you undergo a fine needle aspiration for a thyroid nodule, there are 3 outcome options:
If your result is INDETERMINATE your risk of cancer is between 20% or 30%. Due to this risk, many patients undergo diagnostic surgery to determine the real nature of the nodule. This approach results in 70% rate of patients undergoing unnecessary surgery.
How to avoid unnecessary surgery with ThyroidPrint?
If you have an indeterminate thyroid nodule you may benefit from undergoing the ThyroidPrint test.
A benign result is predicted with a certainty greater than 95% certainty and allows to safely recommend follow up as an alternative to surgery.
If the result is malignant, the probability of cancer increases from 25% to 70%, therfore surgery is recommended.
How does ThyroidPrint work?
Benefits of avoiding unnecessary Thyroid surgery.
Avoid surgical risks
Avoid permanent hormone supplementation
Avoid unnecessary health expenses
How can I take the test?
To take the test, your treating doctor must issue an request for a new fna and a second order requesting the ThyroidPrint test.
How long does it take to deliver the test result and how will you send me the result?
Where is ThyroidPrint performed?
The ThyroidPrint test is performed in our centralized laboratory, which is accredited by the prestigious agency of the American College of Pathologists: CAP.
GeneproDX is the first laboratory in Chile to be accredited by CAP.