Karen Durbin
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso
CytologyFine-needle aspirationThyroid nodulesBethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathologyNuclear medicineCombined useFine needle aspiration cytologyCell blockThyroidMedicine
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BACKGROUND: This study was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic utility of cell block material in fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules. DESIGN: A total of 242 thyroid fine need aspirations (FNAs) were performed between January 2015 and December 2015. Of those, all consecutive thyroid FNA cases with cell blocks (n = 140) from 129 patients (age: 58.9 ± 12.8 years) are included in this study. Cytology slides and cell blocks are reviewed for adequacy assessment based on the Bethesda Syste...
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