Nishitha Valiyaparambath

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OBJECTIVE To examine the accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules and compare the inadequacy rates for ultrasound-guided and freehand FNAC. METHODS A retrospective study of 434 patients with thyroid nodules who underwent diagnostic FNAC over a 2-year period. Cytological diagnoses have been compared with the(More)
AIM To determine the efficacy of selection of patients for NHS (Scotland) continuing care using revised guidance eligibility criteria, CEL (2008). METHODS On September 2009, a census was conducted of 632 patients, distributed over 10 hospital sites in NHS Lanarkshire Older People's Directorate, to identify those patients who had future care needs assessed(More)
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