Transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology: a study of 301 aspirations from 221 cases.

Our existing cytologic and radiologic service enabled us to introduce transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). The results of 301 aspirations on 221 patients during the first three years and the histologic, hematologic or clinical correlations are presented. Cytologically, 127 cases were reported positive for malignancy. No false-positive… (More)