Image-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology of ovarian tumors: An assessment of diagnostic efficacy

@inproceedings{Mehdi2010ImageguidedFA,
  title={Image-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology of ovarian tumors: An assessment of diagnostic efficacy},
  author={Ghazala Mehdi and Veena Maheshwari and Sheerin Afzal and Hena A. Ansari and Maryem Ansari},
  booktitle={Journal of cytology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Image-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of ovarian lumps is being increasingly used for the successful diagnosis of ovarian tumors, although borderline cases may be difficult to diagnose by this method. AIM To demonstrate the efficacy of image-guided FNAC in diagnosing ovarian tumors (benign and malignant) and to evaluate the usefulness of cytology as a mode of easy and rapid diagnosis of ovarian lumps. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted on 42 female… CONTINUE READING
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