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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All FNAs were carried out in the outpatient department using a suitable needle and syringe by an experienced cytopathologist.
Such as poor diagnostic accuracy by cytopathologists due to the fact that actual cancer cells in sputum can be prohibitively rare for human analysis.
Prior to 2005, radiology nurses fixed the sample; between 2005-2009 an on-site cytopathologist fixed and examined the sample; and since 2010 the sample has been fixed directly into CytoRich[R] liquid media.
VINEY WADEHRA, FRCPath, Consultant Cytopathologist, Department of Pathology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-uponTyne, UK.
Awareness by both the otolaryngologist and cytopathologist of the clinical presentation of pilomatricoma in the workup of a subcutaneous mass of the head and neck is crucial to the avoidance of unnecessarily morbid treatments for this benign lesion.
It is also noteworthy that the accuracy of FNAB is closely related to the skill and experience of the physician who is performing the biopsy and the cytopathologist who is analyzing the specimen.
An FNA has the advantage of obtaining a fast diagnosis if an onsite cytopathologist is available, with an interpretation of a cellular smear being possible in minutes.
A computer-based imaging system ranks the cells on the basis of degree of abnormal morphology followed by a cytopathologist who interprets the results.
Barbara Florentine, pathologist, cytopathologist and medical director of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's pathology department, and Dr.
All slides were examined at the Institute of Pathology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, by one trained cytopathologist blinded as to the origin of the sample.
Consultant cytopathologist at the Royal Liverpool Hospital Dr Lesley Turnbull said: ``With the traditional test, 10pcof the results are inadequate,meaning the procedure has to be repeated.