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liquid-based thyroid fine-needle aspiration

Sunday 24 March 2013

liquid-based preparations of thyroid fine-needle aspiration samples


- Performance differences between conventional smears and liquid-based preparations of thyroid fine-needle aspiration samples: analysis of 47,076 responses in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Non-Gynecologic Cytology. Fischer AH, Clayton AC, Bentz JS, Wasserman PG, Henry MR, Souers RJ, Moriarty AT. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Jan;137(1):26-31. doi : 10.5858/arpa.2012-0009-CP PMID: 23276172

- BRAF (V600E) mutation analysis on liquid-based cytology-processed aspiration biopsies predicts bilaterality and lymph node involvement in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. Rossi ED, Martini M, Capodimonti S, Lombardi CP, Pontecorvi A, Vellone VG, Zannoni GF, Larocca LM, Fadda G. Cancer Cytopathol. 2012 Nov 28. doi : 10.1002/cncy.21258 PMID: 23192956