A comparison of specimen adequacy in fine needle aspiration biopsies performed by pathologists, trained nursing staff and clinicians.

Abstract

Fine needle aspiration biopsies (FNAB) performed by trained professional nurses and pathology registrars in an FNAB clinic were compared with aspirates by clinicians from regional clinics and hospitals. Of the 7709 reports retrieved from the archives, the highest number of unsatisfactory aspirates came from clinicians (42%), followed by registrars (20.09… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/td.2011.110312

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