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Gvaramadze, G., Mardaleishvili, K., Makaridze, T., Gviniashvili, D., & Sulava, A. (2023). THE ROLE OF GENETIC TESTING IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND SUBSEQUENT TREATMENT OF THYROID CANCER. Collection of Scientific Works of Tbilisi State Medical University, 56, 39–42. Retrieved from


Thus, genetic testing of nodular formations of the thyroid gland allows:

  • To determine malignancy in cytological samples of -3/-4/- 5 category classified by the Bethesda system
  • Stratify patients according to the exact percentage risk of malignancy
  • To determine the necessity and extent of surgical intervention (total or partial thyroidectomy or lobectomy)
  • Predict the risk of less sensitivity (or response) to radioactive iodine therapy
  • In special cases, such as children’s or elderly age, pregnancy or other difficult situations, plan a scheme of dynamic observation and scientifically justified control of the patient.


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