T J Colgan

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A validation study of the FocalPoint GS imaging system for gynecologic cytology screening
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:189-96. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The practice of pathology in Canada: decreasing pathologist supply and uncertain outcomes
    Terence J Colgan
    Sections of Gynecological and Cytopathology Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:90-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of diagnostic errors: the death knell of retrospective pathology reviews?
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 9:216-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the early diagnosis and staging of Fallopian-tube carcinomas associated with BRCA mutations
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 22:109-20. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of uteri and leiomyomas following uterine artery embolization for leiomyomas
    Terence J Colgan
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:167-77. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical disease in mature women: strategies for improvement
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Cancer 96:195-203. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal lavage cytology: an assessment of its value during prophylactic oophorectomy
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 85:397-403. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Occult carcinoma in prophylactic oophorectomy specimens: prevalence and association with BRCA germline mutation status
    T J Colgan
    Mount Sinai Hospital and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg Pathol 25:1283-9. 2001
  9. doi request reprint The 2006 consensus guidelines for the management of women with abnormal cervical screening tests: challenges remain
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:233-7. 2010
  10. pmc Appropriate procedures for the safe handling and pathologic examination of technetium-99m-labelled specimens
    T J Colgan
    Toronto Medical Laboratories, University Health Network UHN
    CMAJ 164:1868-71. 2001

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint A validation study of the FocalPoint GS imaging system for gynecologic cytology screening
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:189-96. 2013
    ..In view of this uncertainty, a validation study of the FPGS was conducted before its potential adoption in 2 large laboratories in Ontario...
  2. doi request reprint The practice of pathology in Canada: decreasing pathologist supply and uncertain outcomes
    Terence J Colgan
    Sections of Gynecological and Cytopathology Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 136:90-4. 2012
    ..Trends in the supply of pathologists in Canada's managed care system may provide some useful insights in any analysis and projection of future pathologist needs in the United States...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of diagnostic errors: the death knell of retrospective pathology reviews?
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 9:216-8. 2005
    ..Retrospective pathology review would become so burdensome that its survival would be in jeopardy-unless measures are undertaken to ameliorate the anticipated adverse consequences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the early diagnosis and staging of Fallopian-tube carcinomas associated with BRCA mutations
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 22:109-20. 2003
    ..The adoption of these methods should increase our knowledge of early-stage tubal carcinoma and may add to our understanding of the development of ovarian-epithelial neoplasia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of uteri and leiomyomas following uterine artery embolization for leiomyomas
    Terence J Colgan
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:167-77. 2003
    ..In some cases with complications, uterine and/or cervical necrosis occurred. The applicability of these findings for UAE patients who have been successfully treated and not resected is uncertain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening for cervical disease in mature women: strategies for improvement
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Cancer 96:195-203. 2002
    ..Strategies for improving screening in this age group were identified through examination of recent Pap test history of women with high grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions (HSIL)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal lavage cytology: an assessment of its value during prophylactic oophorectomy
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 85:397-403. 2002
    ..This study sought to assess the utility of peritoneal lavage cytology at the time of PO in detecting occult malignancy in this group of patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Occult carcinoma in prophylactic oophorectomy specimens: prevalence and association with BRCA germline mutation status
    T J Colgan
    Mount Sinai Hospital and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg Pathol 25:1283-9. 2001
    ..The entire ovaries and tubes from PO patients should be submitted for histologic examination to identify malignancy...
  9. doi request reprint The 2006 consensus guidelines for the management of women with abnormal cervical screening tests: challenges remain
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:233-7. 2010
    ..In light of these challenges, the cytopathology community has an opportunity to play an active role in integrating data, defining risk, and recommending proper management for women screened for cervical cancer...
  10. pmc Appropriate procedures for the safe handling and pathologic examination of technetium-99m-labelled specimens
    T J Colgan
    Toronto Medical Laboratories, University Health Network UHN
    CMAJ 164:1868-71. 2001
    ..This quarantine does delay the reporting of pathology results to surgeons, oncologists and other clinicians, but it does not adversely affect final patient management...
  11. ncbi request reprint Results of the implementation of liquid-based cytology-SurePath in the Ontario screening program
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 102:362-7. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate the adequacy and detection rates of SurePath after its implementation in Ontario...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utility of p16(ink4a) immunocytochemistry in liquid-based cytology specimens from women treated for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions
    Vasiliki Bessie Carydis
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Cytol 51:517-22. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Reparative changes and the false-positive/false-negative Papanicolaou test: a study from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    T J Colgan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:134-40. 2001
    ..Underdiagnosing epithelial abnormalities as repair is also a source of false-negative Papanicolaou test results...
  14. pmc Pap test results. Responding to Bethesda system reports
    T J Colgan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 47:1425-30. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Management of women following Pap tests is determined by both the adequacy of the test and diagnoses based on the results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fertility-sparing surgery, with subsequent pregnancy, in persistent gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: case report
    A M Case
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Division of Ultrasound and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Reprod 16:360-4. 2001
    ..The literature is reviewed and potential pregnancy complications of this management, particularly uterine rupture, are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation of uterine fibroids
    Andrea Milic
    Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, 657 University Avenue, Mulock Larkin Wing, Room 1 042, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:694-8. 2006
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that RFA is a technically feasible treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids in appropriately selected patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Choriocarcinoma arising in a serous carcinoma of ovary: an example of histopathology driving treatment
    Sara Hafezi-Bakhtiari
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 32:698-702. 2010
    ..Choriocarcinoma within an ovarian carcinoma is exceptionally rare. Nevertheless, recognition of this mixed tumour is important for administration of appropriate chemotherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chordoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: a case report
    Facundo Las Heras
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pathol Res Pract 203:467-71. 2007
    ..These results are concordant with previous studies, showing chromosomal anomalies in chromosomes X and 7 in MCTO and chordomas, respectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hyperchromatic crowded groups in cervical cytology--differing appearances and interpretations in conventional and ThinPrep preparations: a study from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:332-6. 2006
    ..In this regard, hyperchromatic crowded groups are known to be difficult to classify in conventional gynecologic cytology, but whether this is true in ThinPrep specimens is uncertain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Papanicolaou tests with mixed high-grade and low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion features: distinct performance in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytopathology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:456-9. 2006
    ..The performance of cases with mixed LSIL and HSIL features is unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women harboring BRCA1/2 germline mutations are at risk for breast and female adnexal carcinoma
    Jurgen M J Piek
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 22:315-6; author reply 315-6. 2003
  22. doi request reprint Cervical cytology specimen adequacy: patient management guidelines and optimizing specimen collection
    Diane Davis Davey
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:71-81. 2008
    ..To provide updated management guidelines according to cervical cytology specimen adequacy and techniques to optimize adequacy based on literature review and expert opinion...
  23. ncbi request reprint Programmatic assessments of the clinical effectiveness of gynecologic liquid-based cytology
    Terence J Colgan
    Cancer 99:259-62. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Bethesda 2001 implementation and reporting rates: 2003 practices of participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    Diane D Davey
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40526 0298, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:1224-9. 2004
    ..The 2001 Bethesda System for the reporting of cervical cytology specimens and the use of new liquid-based and human papillomavirus testing technologies have led to changes in cervical cytology reporting practices...
  25. ncbi request reprint Precision in gynecologic cytologic interpretation: a study from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:1413-20. 2003
    ..Numerous studies address the accuracy or positive predictive value of cytologic interpretations for defined histopathologic entities. The reproducibility (precision) of cytologic interpretation is less well defined...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measuring the significance of field validation in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology: how good are the experts?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:609-13. 2005
    ..However, the reliability of expert opinion alone in selecting slides of a specific cytodiagnosis that can be reproducibly and reliably identified by subsequent reviewers has not been determined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Altered recognition of reparative changes in ThinPrep specimens in the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytology Program
    Tamela M Snyder
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:861-5. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether cytologists recognize reparative changes in ThinPrep specimens as well, or less often, as in conventional smears...
  28. ncbi request reprint Measuring the significance of participant evaluation of acceptability of cases in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in cervicovaginal cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1093-6. 2005
    ..The quality of gynecologic cytology slides within educational and proficiency testing programs may deteriorate during use. Participant evaluation of the acceptability of these slides subsequent to possible deterioration is not known...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathologic findings of prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomies in 159 BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers
    Amy Finch
    The Centre for Research in Women s Health, 790 Bay Street, 7th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1N8
    Gynecol Oncol 100:58-64. 2006
    ..To estimate the likelihood of occult cancer diagnosis at prophylactic oophorectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers in different age groups and to determine the histopathology of these lesions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Robustness of validation criteria in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1119-22. 2006
    ..Although the precision of diagnoses in peer-reviewed educational programs has been examined, the robustness of the validation criteria for specific types of interpretations used in proficiency testing has not been previously studied...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interinstitutional pathology consultations. A reassessment
    Michele M Weir
    Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 120:405-12. 2003
    ..Discordant IPCs may be due to factors other than interpretation difference...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of performance of conventional and ThinPrep gynecologic preparations in the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytology Program, Northfield, Ill, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:17-22. 2004
    ..Results of clinical trials suggest that interpretation of liquid-based cytology preparations is more accurate and is associated with less screening error than interpretation of conventional preparations...
  33. pmc Costs of prophylactic resection
    Terence J Colgan
    CMAJ 169:105. 2003