“The petals and thorns” of ROSE (rapid on‐site evaluation)

@article{daCunhaSantos2013ThePA,
  title={“The petals and thorns” of ROSE (rapid on‐site evaluation)},
  author={Gilda da Cunha Santos and Hyang Mi Ko and Mauro Ajaj Saieg and William R. Geddie},
  journal={Cancer Cytopathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={121}
}
The small samples obtained by these procedures can be used for diagnosis based on morphologic criteria alone and also, in many instances, for special ancillary studies, including molecular analysis. The inherent challenges involved in handling and processing limited samples in such a way as to allow multiple studies have triggered changes in the preanalytical phase and generated new protocols to maximize tissue/cell retrieval. 5 ROSE has been advocated as an effective way to ensure that samples… 

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