RFA Preferred Doctor

Dr. Roberto Valcavi was featured during two presentations and a two hours hands-on session.

Dr. Roberto Valcavi introduces ablative therapies to the Middle East
Session 1

 Ultrasound evaluation of thyroid nodules

  • How to discriminate between benign and malignant lesions by ultrasound examination;
  • Which patients to select for fine needle aspiration biopsy examination based on the ultrasound characteristics of the nodule; 
  • Which patients will be the best candidates for ablative thyroid therapies.
Session 2

Ablation technologies and techniques in the management of thyroid nodules

  • Technologies used for the ablation of thyroid nodules (ethanol, laser, HIFU, Microwave, Radiofrequency);
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each technology;
  • How to perform thyroid ablation procedures (techniques).
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