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fine needle aspiration

Diagnostics A method of in which a thin or “skinny”–18- to 23-gauge needle is used to suck in cells or tissue bits for diagnoses; the sites selected for FNAs are often guided by radiologists with fluoroscopy, CT, MRI
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Diagnostic adequacy of surgeon-performed ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules.
Fine needle aspiration biopsy results in the nodule diameter Postoperative histopathology FNAB Benign Malign Total Non-diagnostic 7 3 10 Benign 24 11 35 AUS/FLUS 2 0 2 Follicular neoplasm/suspicious 6 10 16 Malignancy positive 0 2 2 Total 39 26 65 FNAB: Fine needle aspiration biopsy; AUS/FLUS: Atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance.
Fine needle aspiration cytology of oral and oropharyngeal lesions with an emphasis on the diagnostic utility and pitfalls.
Clinical impact of on-site cytopathology interpretation on endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration. Am J Gastroenterol 2003; 98: 1289-94.
FNA (n = 51) FNB (n = 43) P Sex n (%) 0.147 Female 29 (56.9) 18 (41.9) Male 22 (43.1) 25 (58.1) Age 0.756 Median (IQR) 66.0 (55.0-75.0) 66.0 (56.0-75.0) Mean (SD) 64.8 (12.2) 65.9 (12.7) Range 33.0-83.0 36.0-88.0 FNA = fine needle aspiration; FNB = fine needle biopsy; IQR = interquartile range; SD = standard deviation.
Changing trends in breast fine needle aspiration: Results of the Papanicolaou society of cytopathology survey.
Stereotactic fine needle aspiration biopsy (SFNB) of breast: preliminary results in Perth with the TRC mammotest machine.
A triage system for processing fine needle aspiration cytology specimens.
In resource limited situations, as in Pakistan there is a need to replace core or excision biopsy by Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, which is a simple, quick procedure, does not require expensive equipment, and is affordable5.
Background Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is an easy and minimally invasive procedure which can help in the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis.