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Klaudia Zajkowska, Janusz Kopczyński, Stanisław Góźdź and Aldona Kowalska

clinical practice (lower resection rates in patients with indeterminate thyroid cytologies) ( 25 ). Prevalence of NIFTP in PTC in selected Western European and American studies compared to Asian studies is presented in Table 1 . Table 1 Prevalence

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Yosep Chong, Soon-Jin Ji, Chang Suk Kang and Eun Jung Lee

Introduction Conventional smear (CS) using fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) has been well established during the last few decades as the diagnostic test of choice for making initial diagnosis and treatment plans for thyroid lesions ( 1

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Natalie Su-Jing Yap, Richard Maher and Diana Louise Learoyd

) . Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNA-C) is used to differentiate benign from malignant lymphadenopathies; however, false-negative (6–18%) (4, 5, 6) and non-diagnostic (up to 20%) (6, 7, 8, 9) results are not uncommon, particularly with cystic

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Anello Marcello Poma, Riccardo Giannini, Paolo Piaggi, Clara Ugolini, Gabriele Materazzi, Paolo Miccoli, Paolo Vitti and Fulvio Basolo

classified as minimally invasive (MI-FTC) and widely invasive (WI-FTC) ( 3 ), cannot be determined by fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), since the demonstration of malignancy in these types of lesions is based on the presence of capsular and/or vascular

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Adriano N Cury, Verônica T Meira, Osmar Monte, Marília Marone, Nilza M Scalissi, Cristiane Kochi, Luís E P Calliari and Carlos A Longui

I, such as thyroid carcinoma and gonadal and hematological abnormalities, were observed. One patient was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule during a long follow-up, but a cytological analysis confirmed a benign subtype (adenoma). Discussion RAI

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Helle Døssing, Finn Noe Bennedbæk and Laszlo Hegedüs

years. Patients and methods One hundred and ten (82 females and 28 males with a median age of 48 years (range 17–82)) euthyroid outpatients with a cytologically benign, scintigraphically cold, and ultrasonographically (US) cystic-solid thyroid

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Philippe Thuillier, Nathalie Roudaut, Geneviève Crouzeix, Marie Cavarec, Philippe Robin, Ronan Abgral, Véronique Kerlan and Pierre-Yves Salaun

minimum samples were performed. A single experienced pathologist performed all cytological interpretation and results were delivered according to the Bethesda classification in 6 usual categories (I = nondiagnostic; II = benign; III = atypia

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Flávia O Valentim, Bárbara P Coelho, Hélio A Miot, Caroline Y Hayashi, Danilo T A Jaune, Cristiano C Oliveira, Mariângela E A Marques, José Vicente Tagliarini, Emanuel C Castilho, Paula Soares and Gláucia M F S Mazeto

histological material ( 1 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 ), computerized image analysis enables the detection of very subtle nuclear changes ( 11 ), whose investigation could also provide data for cytological material analysis ( 11 , 12 , 13 ). However

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Kristine Zøylner Swan, Steen Joop Bonnema, Marie Louise Jespersen and Viveque Egsgaard Nielsen

.gov (NCT02150772). Table 1 Cytological results for nodules. BSRTC Distribution, n (%) Malignancy rate, % Histological diagnosis No FNAB 69 (17) 3 1 PTC, 1 met BSRTC 1 50 (12) 14 7 PTC BSRTC 2 90

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Giorgio Grani, Livia Lamartina, Vito Cantisani, Marianna Maranghi, Piernatale Lucia and Cosimo Durante

features but benign cytology) or presumably benign (nodules with no suspicious ultrasound features) and managed with active surveillance as long as there was no evidence of malignancy. The images had been acquired in our thyroid cancer unit at the time of