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Non-surgical treatment as an alternative method for treating benign thyroid nodules

Volume 10, Issue 1

Review Article / Published: July 2022


M.Kalinkova(1), K.Terzieva(1), I.Kalinkova(2)

(1) Department of internal disease, Department of Endocrinology, Tokuda Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria (2) Department of nephrology, “Ivan Rilski”, Sofia, Bulgaria


Аblation of thyroid nodules has become an innovative non-surgical treatment in recent years. This method has a lot of positive impacts such as less post-procedural complications and in comparison with surgical treatment, it is easier to perform. However, some types of ablation are still not available in comparison to the operative technique due to their higher cost. This review sheds some light to the pros and cons of performing ablation of benign thyroid nodules as an alternative treatment method.


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How to cite this article:

Kalinkova M, Terzieva K, Kalinkova I. Non-surgical treatment as an alternative method for treating benign thyroid nodules.Journal of Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery (Bulgaria), 2022; 10(1):5-10

Corresponding author:

Dr. Mariya Kalinkova UMBAL Tokuda Hospital, Sofia; Department of Internal medicine

Clinic of Endocrinology and metabolic diseases: “Georgi Sofiiski” blvd. 3, 1606

E-mail: mariakkalinkova @