imprint cytology


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imprint cytology

The study of cellular morphology or of tissue diseases after a clinical specimen, e.g., a bone marrow biopsy, is dabbed on a microscope slide. It is used in some settings as an adjunct or alternative to fine needle aspiration biopsy, frozen sectioning, and other pathological techniques.
See also: cytology
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At baseline, 51 cases collected by CT-guided NCB and touch imprint cytology between January and August 2014 were analyzed by NGS, and 35 cases (69%) were adequate for molecular studies (Table 2).
Use of touch imprint cytology as a simple method to enrich tumor cells for molecular analysis.
The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and true positives of touch imprint cytology were 96.
Frozen section is superior to imprint cytology for the intraoperative assessment of sentinel lymph node metastasis in stage 1 breast cancer patients.
Accuracy of touch imprint cytology of image-directed breast core needle biopsies.
The first false positive diagnosis was CA breast on the imprint cytology, but in histopathology the diagnosis FA was made.
FNA, imprint cytology are now rapid diagnostic tool in the armamentarium of clinicians.
We under took this study to find out the accuracy of imprint cytology in intraoperative ovarian tumor diagnosis by correlating it with histopathology which is taken as the gold standard in diagnosis of ovarian tumors.
Primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: A case report focusing on touch imprint cytology and a non-germinal center B-cell-like phenotype.
Under-diagnosis may be avoided by cytology techniques such as serosal imprint cytology.