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Acta Cytologica (2021) 65 (1): 27–39.
Published Online: 12 October 2020
... was available. The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and accuracy were calculated to be 64.28, 97.01, 90, 86.67, and 87.37%, respectively. After reclassification, the number of cases in each category was as follows: category I: 31 (10.62%), category II: 80 (27.4...
Acta Cytologica (2019) 63 (5): 411–416.
Published Online: 23 May 2019
... squamous cell carcinoma. Study Design: We used 280 incisional biopsies of clinically suspected oral squamous cell carcinoma and compared TIC diagnosis to histopathological sections. The sensitivity, specificity, and diagnostic accuracy of TIC were evaluated. Results: A total of 201 (82.5%) cases were...
Lauren Pearson, Rachel E. Factor, Sandra K. White, Brandon S. Walker, Lester J. Layfield, Robert L. Schmidt
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (4): 244–252.
Published Online: 06 June 2018
... be costlier than alternatives. Several recent studies examined the use of alternative evaluators (AEs) for ROSE. A summary of this information could help inform guidelines regarding the use of AEs. The objective was to assess the accuracy of AEs compared to cytopathologists in assessing the adequacy...
José Queiroz Filho, José Eleutério, Jr., Ricardo Ney Cobucci, Janaina Cristiana de Oliveira Crispim, Paulo César Giraldo, Ana Katherine Gonçalves
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (3): 209–214.
Published Online: 22 May 2018
... control Diagnosis Accuracy Cytology The incidence of cervical cancer (CC) has decreased considerably in developed countries due to systematic screening as well as the use of molecular tests and vaccines for the prevention of CC. The effectiveness of these programs can be observed...
José Queiroz Filho, Janaina Cristiana de Oliveira Crispim Freitas, Daliana Caldas Pessoa, José Eleutério Júnior, Paulo César Giraldo, Ana Katherine Gonçalves
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (3): 207–213.
Published Online: 19 May 2017
... control Sensitivity Diagnosis Accuracy Cytology Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer and the fourth leading cause of death in women throughout the world. The incidence has decreased considerably in Western countries due to organized screening programs based on tests that provide...
Kate O'Connor, Danny G. Cheriyan, Hector H. Li-Chang, Steven E. Kalloger, John Garrett, Michael F. Byrne, Alan A. Weiss, Fergal Donnellan, David F. Schaeffer
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (4): 305–310.
Published Online: 05 September 2015
... tract, and rapid on-site cytological evaluation is considered standard practice. Our institution does not perform on-site evaluation; this study analyzes our overall diagnostic yield, accuracy, and incidence of nondiagnostic cases to determine the validity of this strategy. Design: Data encompassing...
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (2): 169–174.
Published Online: 23 April 2015
...Hui-qin Guo; Zhi-hui Zhang; Huan Zhao; Li-juan Niu; Qing Chang; Qin-Jing Pan Objective: We aimed to clarify the influence of ThinPrep preparation, nodule size and guidance mode on the accuracy of thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA). Methods: A total of 1,240 thyroid FNAs were reviewed and 489...
Patricia Turco, Nehmat Houssami, Paolo Bulgaresi, Grazia Maria Troni, Laura Galanti, Maria Paola Cariaggi, Paola Cifarelli, Emanuele Crocetti, Stefano Ciatto
Acta Cytologica (2011) 55 (2): 193–196.
Published Online: 15 February 2011
...Patricia Turco; Nehmat Houssami; Paolo Bulgaresi; Grazia Maria Troni; Laura Galanti; Maria Paola Cariaggi; Paola Cifarelli; Emanuele Crocetti; Stefano Ciatto Objective: Reported urine cytology accuracy, particular sensitivity, is highly variable. We evaluated the accuracy of urinary cytology...