Rapid on‐site evaluation of fine needle aspiration specimens by cytology scientists: a review of 3032 specimens

@article{Shield2014RapidOE,
  title={Rapid on‐site evaluation of fine needle aspiration specimens by cytology scientists: a review of 3032 specimens},
  author={Paul W. Shield and J. Cosier and G. Ellerby and Michael Gartrell and David J. Papadimos},
  journal={Cytopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={25}
}
To determine: (1) the accuracy of cytology scientists at assessing specimen adequacy by rapid on‐site evaluation (ROSE) at fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology collections; and (2) whether thyroid FNA with ROSE has lower inadequacy rates than non‐attended FNAs. 

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