Fine-needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland lesions: a systematic review.

@article{Colella2010FineneedleAC,
  title={Fine-needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland lesions: a systematic review.},
  author={Giuseppe Colella and Rosangela Cannavale and Federica Flamminio and Maria Pia Foschini},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={2146-53}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to provide a systematic review of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology on salivary gland lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS A review of the literature was carried out using PubMed, SCIRUS, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL). The present study included only data correlating cytological and histological diagnoses. RESULTS Of the patients, 484 received a histological diagnosis of malignant tumor; cytological diagnosis was concordant… CONTINUE READING