cytological diagnosis


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cytological diagnosis

Identification of a disease based on cells present in body tissues or exudates.
See also: diagnosis
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The average time taken from the removal of tissue from the brain to the communication of cytological diagnosis to the surgeon was 12-15 min.
This ensured the sensitivity of the cytological diagnosis of Fibroadenoma to be 86.9% with a positive predictive value of 79.3%.
The result is consistent with a study of Raggio et al., (2010) which also claimed that the immunostain provided a help in the cytological diagnosis of 100% (31/31) follicular adenomas.25
Furthermore, while at first glance it appears to be a strength of this study that the majority of the patients who underwent thyroidectomy did so based on suspicious or malignant results of a co-existing nodule other than the nodule sampled and included in the analysis for test performance, this also may decrease the applicability of the test performance to the more common scenario in which patients undergo thyroidectomy for diagnosis of an indeterminate solitary nodule, without a co-existing nodule with a higher risk cytological diagnosis. Thyroid cancer, PTC in particular, is often multi-focal and patients harboring one malignant thyroid nodule may be more likely to have another.
To this end, cytological smears of 51 nodules from patients thyroidectomized following TIR3 diagnosis were independently reevaluated by the same three cytopathologists, who made the initial TIR3 cytological diagnosis, according to the new SIAPEC 2014 classification.
Patients with stage III or IV NSCLC and a histological or cytological diagnosis of adenocarcinoma were included in the analysis.
(ii) Cytological diagnosis of the premalignant or malignant pap smear (ASC-US, ASC-H, LSIL, HSIL, squamous cell carcinoma, AGC, or adenocarcinomas), which had been previously untreated
We assessed the accuracy of 124 FNAC findings by comparing cytological diagnosis of breast masses with the diagnoses from histopathology reports obtained by surgery.
Histological sections from CB and histology were executed blindly by two clinical pathologists according to the WHO classification scheme.[sup][16] The cytological diagnosis was made according to the criteria of Buccoliero et al .[sup][17] The histological results were considered as the gold diagnostic standard.
On-spot brilliant cresyl blue staining in fine needle aspiration, a novel technique for cytological diagnosis. Acta Cytol.
[5] However, a cytological diagnosis of AGC is associated with an increased risk of premalignant and invasive lesions.
Mammary analogue secretory carcinoma of parotid: is preoperative cytological diagnosis possible?