Value of ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration cytology in the investigative sequence of hepatic lesions with an emphasis on hepatocellular carcinoma

@inproceedings{Swamy2011ValueOU,
  title={Value of ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration cytology in the investigative sequence of hepatic lesions with an emphasis on hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={Mallikarjuna CM Swamy and Chitla Arathi and C R Kodandaswamy},
  booktitle={Journal of cytology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The evaluation and management of various hepatic lesions is a common clinical problem and their appropriate clinical management depends on accurate diagnoses. AIMS To study the cytomorphological features of distinctive non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the liver and to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity and diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography (USG)-guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the diagnosis of liver diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-two… CONTINUE READING

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