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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 796120, 13 pages
Review Article

Comparison of Fine Needle Aspiration and Fine Needle Nonaspiration Cytology of Thyroid Nodules: A Meta-Analysis

1Department of Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Shanghai Tenth People’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
2Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Taishan Medical University, Taian 271000, China

Received 15 May 2015; Revised 27 July 2015; Accepted 2 September 2015

Academic Editor: Ali Gholamrezanezhad

Copyright © 2015 Hongming Song et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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