TITLE

Utility of fine-needle aspiration cytology and

AUTHOR(S)
Davoudi, Mohammad M.; Yeh, Karen A.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Dec1997, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1084
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the utility and accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy and frozen-section examination in the evaluation and management of thyroid nodules in the United States. Materials and methods used in the research; Comparison of fine-needle aspiration cytology, frozen section and histology; Findings and analysis of results; Conclusions; Comments and questions of several medical doctors on the research findings.
ACCESSION #
9712124978

 

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