Percutaneous ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of abdominal lymphadenopathy in AIDS patients.

@article{Veerapand2004PercutaneousUF,
  title={Percutaneous ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of abdominal lymphadenopathy in AIDS patients.},
  author={Praparnrat Veerapand and Rachanok Chotimanvijit and Nathaya Laohasrisakul and Wananee Muennooch},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2004},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={400-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the causes of abdominal lymphadenopathy in AIDS patients and evaluate the performance success rate, diagnostic yielding rate and safety of ultrasound (US)-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA). MATERIAL AND METHOD Medical records of HIV seropositive with abdominal lymphadenopathy who underwent percutaenous US-guided FNA from August 1997 to January 2002 were retrospectively reviewed. Records of clinical and ultrasonographic findings, numbers of FNA performed, numbers of… CONTINUE READING