Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy: Do we really need an on-site cytopathologist?


Cengic I., TÜRELİ D. , Ahiskali R., BUĞDAYCI O. , Aydin H., Aribal E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.83, no.4, pp.680-683, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2014.01.009
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.680-683

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this single center study is to evaluate the effectiveness of performing ultrasound-guided thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsies (FNAB) performed by the radiologist alone without an on-site cytopathologist.