Rapid on-site evaluation of axillary fine-needle aspiration cytology in breast cancer.
AffiliationDepartment of Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. email@example.com
Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
Sensitivity and Specificity
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
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CitationRapid on-site evaluation of axillary fine-needle aspiration cytology in breast cancer. 2012, 99 (6):807-12 Br J Surg
JournalThe British journal of surgery
AbstractAxillary ultrasonography (AUS) and fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) can establish axillary lymph node status before surgery, although this technique is hampered by poor adequacy rates. To achieve consistently high rates of FNAC adequacy, rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) of FNAC samples was introduced.