Laser Ablation Versus Radiofrequency Ablation for Thyroid Nodules (LARA)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02714946|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2019
Campus Bio-Medico University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Silvia Manfrini, Campus Bio-Medico University
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Active, not recruiting|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2020|
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