Brush cytology in malignant biliary obstruction.

  title={Brush cytology in malignant biliary obstruction.},
  author={Virendra Singh and Sadhna Bhasin and Chander Kanwal Nain and Subhash Kumari Gupta and Gurpreet Singh and Shashanka Mohan Bose},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  volume={46 2},
Tissue diagnosis is essential for the management of patients with malignant biliary obstruction. We prospectively studied brush cytology in 30 patients with malignant biliary obstruction. Wire guided brush cytology was obtained from the stricturous segment during endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography. The study comprised of 30 patients (16 males, 14 females), with a mean age of 55 years (range 30-75 years). The obstruction was caused by carcinoma gallbladder in 16 cases, carcinoma… CONTINUE READING