needle aspiration cytology

needle aspiration cytology

A diagnostic preparation of cells–eg, smears and/or a 'cell block', see there, obtained from a clinically or radiologically identified mass, using a 'skinny' needle to spread the material on a glass.
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Fine needle aspiration cytology of primary extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma.
Fine needle aspiration cytology, histology and immunohistochemistry of a case.
Fine needle aspiration cytology has effectively bridged the gap between clinical diagnosis and tissue diagnosis.
In these situations, fine needle aspiration cytology definitely has upper hand over biopsy in making diagnosis.
A need to address these issues and to provide a clinically applicable and cost effective approach to the evaluation and management of Nodular thyroid lesions have prompted to take up this study-Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology and Histopathological correlation in our centre at KAPVG Medical College and Hospital.
Guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was performed in each case and core needle biopsy was done whenever feasible.
4] Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a rapid, efficient, inexpensive, and safe diagnostic method in these cases.
Dr Navneet Singh cautioned that as TB is confirmed only through sputum testing, in case of sputum negative patients, rather than giving empirical anti TB treatment (ATT), it is better to investigate further through a CT scan, fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), biopsy or bronchoscopy to make a correct diagnosis.
The accuracy of diagnosis can be increased with a combination of clinical examination, imaging diagnostics, and fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) or core needle biopsy, also known as triple test.
Background and Objective: Fine needle aspiration cytology is becoming the essential domain of diagnostic modalities but its reliability depends upon its adequacy and quick reporting onsite.
Objective: Objective of this study was to evaluate diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology in diagnosing solitary thyroid nodule keeping histopathology as gold standard.
Pre-operative diagnostic techniques include fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), core- needle biopsy (CNB), and excisional biopsy.