cytopathology

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cytopathology

[¦sīd·ō·pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(pathology)
A branch of pathology concerned with abnormalities within cells.
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The strengths of this study are many, and primarily consist of the large number of participating laboratories (more than 540), the input of expert cytopathologists and cytotechnologists, an enhanced Web-based portion, and a consensus conference to elicit further comments and opinion.
4) A working group consisting of cytopathology specialists, including expert cytotechnologists and cytopathologists, completed a review of the initial survey results.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of solid pancreatic masses with rapid on-site cytological evaluation by endosonographers without attendance of cytopathologists.
Navin, a cytopathologist and director of cytology at Straub Clinic and Hospital in Honolulu, worked toward ending what he describes as "women sacrificed on the altar of market share.
In December 1988, a group of cytopathologists, pathologists, clinicians, and representatives of professional organizations related to gynecologic treatment and diagnosis were invited to attend a workshop sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.
Additionally, AGH cytopathologists will also perform cytology analyses on these cyst fluids which will allow RedPath to expand further its test menu for pancreatic cysts.
Objective clinical diagnostics that specifically detect cervical disease without relying on the subjective interpretation of an individual cytopathologist will represent a significant advance in the clinical detection of cervical disease.
A comparative study of 200 head and neck FNAs performed by a cytopathologist with versus without ultrasound guidance: evidence for improved diagnostic value with ultrasound guidance.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is an effective first-line investigation of breast mass(es) during pregnancy and lactation, (13) but relies on the availability and expertise of the cytopathologist.
The procedure is generally performed by an interventional radiologist or cytopathologist, making it impractical for wide clinical use.
A cytopathologist was present on-site during the EBUS-guided FNA procedure of the 4R lymph node.
Focal swelling or a generalized increase in thyroid size despite adequate levothyroxine replacement justifies cytological or surgical evaluation for lymphoma, and consultation between the clinician and the cytopathologist before a needle biopsy allows the pathologist to arrange for the specimens to be specially processed for evaluation of possible lymphoma.