cytology brush

cytology brush

A small, disposable plastic brush used to collect cells from the cervix and vagina.
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Effectiveness of a new long cytology brush in the evaluation of malignant biliary obstruction: A prospective study.
Al-Haddad et al (101) have recently reported the use of a new EUS cytology brush that can be deployed through a 19-gauge EUS needle.
They also advocated using a combination of biopsy by standard forceps and brushings of tissue with an endoscopic cytology brush to increase sensitivity.
Cervical cytologic samples were obtained in a standard manner using a Cytosoft cytology brush (Medical Packaging Corp, Camarillo, Calif) and spatula.
Its medical device products include band ligators, biopsy forceps, bipolar probes, bite blocks, cytology brushes, electrosurgical supplies, metal stents, needles, retrieval devices, and snares.
Instruments include cytology brushes, microforceps, and a titanium basket for grabbing and removing intraductal papillomas.