Fine needle aspiration biopsy with adjunct immunohistochemistry in intraocular tumor management.

@article{FaulknerJones2005FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration biopsy with adjunct immunohistochemistry in intraocular tumor management.},
  author={Beverly E Faulkner-Jones and William J Foster and J William Harbour and Morton E. Smith and Rosa M. Davila},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={297-308}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), with and without immunohistochemistry (IHC), in the management of solid intraocular tumors. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-three consecutive adults undergoing FNAB of suspected intraocular tumors were studied. Clinical, cytologic and histologic diagnoses were correlated. The positive predictive value, sensitivity and specificity of FNAB for detecting malignancy, the effect of lHC on the final cytologic diagnosis and the… CONTINUE READING