ANALYTICAL AND QUANTITATIVE CYTOPATHOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY, vol.38, no.5, pp.288-294, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ANALYTICAL AND QUANTITATIVE CYTOPATHOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY
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biopsy, fine-needle; cell nuclear size; cell nuclear volume; cytodiagnosis; fine-needle aspiration; thyroid cancer, thyroid neoplasms; thyroid nodule, PROGNOSTIC VALUE, CARCINOMA, NEOPLASMS
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether nuclear morphometric analysis could be used as an additional tool to determine the malignancy risk in cases of atypia of undetermined significance / follicular lesion of undetermined significance, thereby helping to prevent unnecessary surgery in this group of patients.