Andrew A Renshaw

Summary

Affiliation: Baptist Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infection is strongly correlated with decreased mean platelet volume
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Homestead Hospital, Homestead, Florida, USA Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e678-80. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The addition of RPMI significantly improves the cellularity of cerebrospinal fluid cytology specimens over time
    Scott A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:271-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Thrombocytosis is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and positive acid-fast stains in granulomas
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:584-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of manual workload limits in gynecologic cytology: reconciling data from 3 major prospective trials of automated screening devices
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL, 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:428-33. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Submitting the entire gallbladder in cases of dysplasia is not justified
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:374-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, epithelial cell abnormality-adjusted workload, and the ThinPrep imaging system
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:698-700. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Histologic follow-up of nondiagnostic thyroid fine needle aspirations: implications for adequacy criteria
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:E13-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint HSIL, epithelial cell abnormality-adjusted workload, and the Thinprep imaging system
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:201-3. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Reporting risk of malignancy/dysplasia in cytology: a potential way to improve communication, if not reputation
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 111:465-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Should "atypical follicular cells" in thyroid fine-needle aspirates be subclassified?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:186-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infection is strongly correlated with decreased mean platelet volume
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Homestead Hospital, Homestead, Florida, USA Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e678-80. 2013
    ..To date, infections have usually been associated with elevations of the mean platelet volume. We correlated infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with changes in mean platelet volume (MPV)...
  2. doi request reprint The addition of RPMI significantly improves the cellularity of cerebrospinal fluid cytology specimens over time
    Scott A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:271-4. 2013
    ..Cytology specimens of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) may be hypocellular, and the cells in CSF specimens degrade rapidly...
  3. doi request reprint Thrombocytosis is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and positive acid-fast stains in granulomas
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:584-6. 2013
    ..Finally, patients with initially negative AFS results and thrombocytosis deserve to have additional evaluation of the AFS specimens...
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of manual workload limits in gynecologic cytology: reconciling data from 3 major prospective trials of automated screening devices
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL, 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:428-33. 2013
    ..More restricted workloads (≤41 slides/d, ≤4.5 h/d) for manual screening may perform significantly better than automated screening devices as measured by histologic cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2 and above...
  5. ncbi request reprint Submitting the entire gallbladder in cases of dysplasia is not justified
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:374-6. 2012
    ..We conclude that for cases of dysplasia and atypia, NOS, review of the gross specimen and submission of up to 4 additional sections identify all significant lesions, and submission of the entire gallbladder is not justified...
  6. doi request reprint Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, epithelial cell abnormality-adjusted workload, and the ThinPrep imaging system
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:698-700. 2012
    ..Laboratories using the TIS should restrict workload to seven ECA adjusted slides/day (maximum actual slides/day = 700/ECA percentage)...
  7. doi request reprint Histologic follow-up of nondiagnostic thyroid fine needle aspirations: implications for adequacy criteria
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:E13-5. 2012
    ..An additional 26 aspirates could be diagnosed as adequate without any false negative cases. Histologic follow-up suggests that the current criteria for adequacy can be lowered to improve specificity while retaining excellent sensitivity...
  8. doi request reprint HSIL, epithelial cell abnormality-adjusted workload, and the Thinprep imaging system
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:201-3. 2012
    ..For a laboratory with an ECA rate of 10%, this represents a total workload of 50-70 slides/day. We conclude that measuring the ECA-adjusted workload is a valuable method to assess workload for the ThinPrep Imaging System...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reporting risk of malignancy/dysplasia in cytology: a potential way to improve communication, if not reputation
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 111:465-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Should "atypical follicular cells" in thyroid fine-needle aspirates be subclassified?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:186-9. 2010
    ..Previous work has suggested that some types of "atypical follicular cells" have different risks of malignancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and workload for manual and automated gynecologic screening: best current estimates
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:647-50. 2011
    ..While these results are preliminary and additional studies are warranted to confirm them, our results may be useful in monitoring workload limits in gynecologic cytology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Minimal (< or =0.1 cm) invasive carcinoma in breast core needle biopsies. Incidence, sampling, associated findings, and follow-up
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:996-9. 2004
    ..1 cm) of the breast is a well-known and well-characterized entity in excision specimens, the significance of small foci of invasion in breast core needle biopsies has not been well described...
  13. doi request reprint An estimate of risk of malignancy for a benign diagnosis in thyroid fine-needle aspirates
    Andrew Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:190-5. 2010
    ..The risk of malignancy for a benign diagnosis in a thyroid fine-needle aspiration is controversial because of lack of histologic follow-up...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting screening sensitivity from workload in gynecologic cytology: a review
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:832-6. 2011
    ..The variance in these models is likely high reflecting a wide range of individual cytotechnologist performance. Strategies to most effectively incorporate this data in the management of workload in the laboratory are reviewed...
  15. doi request reprint Seeking a silver lining: improving the performance of gynecologic cytology in a lower volume setting
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Cancer 114:222-4. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration of papillary thyroid carcinoma: distinguishing between cases that performed well and those that performed poorly in the College of American Pathologists Nongynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176 2197, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:452-5. 2006
    ..Although the cytologic features of papillary thyroid carcinoma in fine-needle aspiration specimens are well known, the correlation of these features with the ability of cytologists to identify this tumor has not been well studied...
  17. doi request reprint ASC/SIL ratio for cytotechnologists: A survey of its utility in clinical practice
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 38:180-3. 2010
    ..The ASC/SIL ratio for CTs varies widely between and within laboratories, and may correlate with the use of location guided screening. Very low ASC/SIL ratios are unusual, and CTs with low ratios may warrant further evaluation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspirations of papillary carcinoma with oncocytic features: an expanded cytologic and histologic profile
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Florida
    Cancer Cytopathol 119:247-53. 2011
    ..The author described 18 cases with a spectrum of cytologic appearances...
  19. doi request reprint Sensitivity of fine-needle aspiration for papillary carcinoma of the thyroid correlates with tumor size
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 3317, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:471-4. 2011
    ..Tumors smaller than 0.5 cm and tumors larger than 3 cm may be more difficult to successfully aspirate on FNA, and the follicular variant may be more difficult to recognize as papillary...
  20. doi request reprint Subclassification of atypical cells of undetermined significance in direct smears of fine-needle aspirations of the thyroid: distinct patterns and associated risk of malignancy
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 119:322-7. 2011
    ..This laboratory sought to determine whether criteria for this diagnosis could be improved by subcategorizing cases into specific patterns, including the atrophic pattern, and determining their risk of malignancy...
  21. doi request reprint Non-diagnostic rates for thyroid fine needle aspiration are negatively correlated with positive for malignancy rates
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Acta Cytol 55:38-41. 2011
    ..Non-diagnostic rates for thyroid fine needle aspiration vary considerably, but reasons for this variation are poorly understood...
  22. doi request reprint Quality improvement in cytology: where do we go from here?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:1387-90. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, additional information is becoming available to the cytologist, often from untraditional sources, and the best way to use that information to improve the quality of cytology is not yet known...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of squamous cell carcinoma in conventional smears: comparison of cases that performed poorly with those that performed well in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in cervicovaginal cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176 2197, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1097-9. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspirates of hepatocellular carcinoma that are misclassified as adenocarcinoma: correlating cytologic features and performance in the College of American Pathologists Nongynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33156, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:19-22. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion in ThinPrep Papanicolaou test slides: comparison of cases that performed poorly with those that performed well in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in C
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:746-8. 2004
    ..Whether this is true of cases of HSIL in ThinPrep Pap Test specimens is not known...
  28. ncbi request reprint Leukemia/lymphoma in cerebrospinal fluid: distinguishing between cases that performed well and poorly in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Non-gynecologic Cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1762-5. 2006
    ..Although the cytologic features of leukemia/lymphoma in cerebrospinal fluid specimens are well known, the correlation of these features with the ability of cytologists to identify this tumor have not been well studied...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of adenocarcinoma, not otherwise specified, in conventional smears: comparison of cases that performed poorly with those that performed well in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in cervicovaginal cy
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176 2197, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:23-6. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement on microfollicles in thyroid fine-needle aspirates
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176 2197, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:148-52. 2006
    ..Although microfollicles are a well-known feature of follicular neoplasms in fine-needle aspirates of the thyroid, the level of agreement about classifying groups as microfollicles is not known...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of disagreement and amendment rates by tissue type and diagnosis: identifying cases for directed blinded review
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:736-9. 2006
    ..9% of cases and detected 88% of amendments. These data can be used to define material for directed blinded review that is relatively high in potential errors...
  34. doi request reprint Does the time of day or weekday affect screening accuracy? A pilot correlation study with cytotechnologist workload and abnormal rate detection using the ThinPrep Imaging System
    Tarik M Elsheikh
    Department of Pathology, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana 47303 3499, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:41-6. 2010
    ..Workload is extensively regulated in gynecologic cytology. However, sensitive monitors of excessive workload are not available...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing small cell carcinoma from non-small cell carcinoma of the lung: correlating cytologic features and performance in the College of American Pathologists Non-Gynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:619-23. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, some small cell carcinomas may be difficult to reproducibly distinguish from non-small cell carcinomas, and this distinction carries significant clinical importance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing carcinoid tumor from small cell carcinoma of the lung: correlating cytologic features and performance in the College of American Pathologists Non-Gynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:614-8. 2005
    ..The cytologic features of carcinoid tumor of the lung are well described. Nevertheless, some carcinoids may be difficult to distinguish from small cell carcinomas...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion in thinprep papanicolaou test slides and conventional smears: comparison of cases that performed poorly with those that performed well in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:23-5. 2005
    ..Whether this is also true of cases of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion is not known...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspirates of adenocarcinoma/metastatic carcinoma that resemble hepatocellular carcinoma: correlating cytologic features and performance in the College of American Pathologists Nongynecologic Cytology Program
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33156, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1217-21. 2005
    ..We review the cytologic findings from 16 aspirates of adenocarcinoma/metastatic carcinoma that were frequently misclassified as hepatocellular carcinomas and compare them with 17 cases that were rarely misclassified...
  40. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing carcinoid tumor of the mediastinum from thymoma: correlating cytologic features and performance in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Nongynecologic Cytopathology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:1612-5. 2006
    ..The cytologic features of carcinoid tumor in mediastinal fine-needle aspiration are well described. Nevertheless, this tumor may be difficult to distinguish from thymoma in this site...
  41. doi request reprint Increasing cytotechnologist workload above 100 slides per day using the ThinPrep imaging system leads to significant reductions in screening accuracy
    Tarik M Elsheikh
    Department of Pathology, Ball Memorial Hospital, PA Labs, 2401 University Avenue, Muncie, IN 43703, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:75-82. 2010
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, longitudinal studies examining the effect of increasing workload on the performance of individual CTs have not been performed previously...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Results of multiple-slide, blinded review of Papanicolaou slides in the context of litigation. Determining what can be detected regularly and reliably
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 105:263-9. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, the results of this method have not been previously published...
  44. ncbi request reprint Detection of adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix in Papanicolaou tests: comparison of diagnostic accuracy with other high-grade lesions
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:153-7. 2004
    ..Adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix is a recently recognized interpretation in the Bethesda 2001 system. Although specific morphologic criteria have been published, recognizing this entity is still difficult...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion in conventional slides: what is the difference between cases that perform well and those that perform poorly?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176 2197, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:733-5. 2005
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Correlation of workload with disagreement and amendment rates in surgical pathology and nongynecologic cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 331767, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:820-2. 2006
    ..Such data suggest that workload limits would have no effect at limiting or reducing error rates in surgical pathology or nongynecologic cytology...
  48. doi request reprint Reducing false-negative and false-positive diagnoses in anatomic pathology consultation material
    Andrew A Renshaw
    From the Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 137:1770-3. 2013
    ..To date, methods to reduce false-negative and false-positive diagnoses have been poorly documented...
  49. ncbi request reprint Agreement and error rates using blinded review to evaluate surgical pathology of biopsy material
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 119:797-800. 2003
    ..The relatively high rate of disagreement found with blinded review coupled with the very low rate of error highlights the substantial potential for bias in nonblinded reviews...
  50. ncbi request reprint Measuring the value of review of pathology material by a second pathologist
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:737-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest second review of surgical pathology is of value, but the best selection of cases to be reviewed remains to be defined...
  51. ncbi request reprint The value of expert review in prospective trials of automated assisted screening devices
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida
    Diagn Cytopathol 42:117-9. 2014
    ..Trials without expert consensus review may be compared to those with expert consensus review at the threshold of ASCUS+ but may not be reliable at the threshold of HSIL+ without additional confirmatory data...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based criteria for adequacy in thyroid fine-needle aspiration
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:518-21. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Lobular neoplasia in breast core needle biopsy specimens is not associated with an increased risk of ductal carcinoma in situ or invasive carcinoma
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:797-9. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Blinded review as a method for quality improvement in surgical pathology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:961-3. 2002
    ..The value of blinded review in surgical pathology is not known...
  55. ncbi request reprint Measuring errors in surgical pathology in real-life practice: defining what does and does not matter
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 127:144-52. 2007
    ..Blinded review, performed so that errors can be corrected in a timely manner, and eventually integrated into an interlaboratory review process, represents a realistic and fair method to provide quantitative quality assurance information...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of squamous cell carcinoma in ThinPrep slides: evaluation of cases that performed poorly versus those that performed well in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:403-5. 2004
    ..Although the cytologic features of squamous cell carcinoma in ThinPrep specimens are well known, whether these features are different in cases that are easily identified than in cases that are more difficult to identify is not known...
  57. ncbi request reprint Blinded review of Papanicolaou smears in the context of litigation
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Cancer 102:136-41. 2004
    ..Methods for determining the statistical validity of this method were evaluated...
  58. ncbi request reprint Should pathologists send all or only selected slides for patient-requested interlaboratory second opinion?
    Megan A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 132:763-6. 2009
    ..Sending all slides is associated with a higher disagreement rate than sending only selected slides, but this disagreement comes from correcting and introducing error...
  59. ncbi request reprint Papillomas and atypical papillomas in breast core needle biopsy specimens: risk of carcinoma in subsequent excision
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 122:217-21. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Measuring sensitivity in gynecologic cytology: a review
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 96:210-7. 2002
    ..The sensitivity of gynecologic cytology has been measured in several different ways. The current review summarizes the major sources of bias and the results of these efforts...
  61. ncbi request reprint The atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance:malignant ratio: a proposed performance measure for reporting in The Bethesda System for thyroid cytopathology
    Jeffrey F Krane
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 120:111-6. 2012
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to identify an appropriate measure for AUS use based on experience to date with TBS...
  62. ncbi request reprint Comparison of disagreement and error rates for three types of interdepartmental consultations
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:878-82. 2005
    ..Disagreement rates for interdepartmental consultation ranged from 5.9% to 10.7%, but only 33% to 79% represented errors. Additional consultation, tissue, and testing results can aid in distinguishing disagreements from errors...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hürthle cell carcinoma is a better gold standard than Hürthle cell neoplasm for fine-needle aspiration of the thyroid: defining more consistent and specific cytologic criteria
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 96:261-6. 2002
    ..Only a minority of these patients are found to have carcinoma at the time of resection. In the current study, an attempt was made to define criteria that were more specific for Hürthle cell carcinoma without a loss in sensitivity...
  64. ncbi request reprint The value of inking breast cores to reduce specimen mix-up
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 127:271-2. 2007
    ..Inking of breast core specimens is a simple, inexpensive, and effective way to help reduce the chance of specimen mix-up...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparing methods to measure error in gynecologic cytology and surgical pathology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:626-9. 2006
    ..Both gynecologic cytology and surgical pathology use similar methods to measure diagnostic error, but differences exist between how these methods have been applied in the 2 fields...
  66. ncbi request reprint "Atypical" cells in fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens of benign thyroid cysts
    William C Faquin
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 105:71-9. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Lobular neoplasia in breast core needle biopsy specimens is associated with a low risk of ductal carcinoma in situ or invasive carcinoma on subsequent excision
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:310-3. 2006
    ..Women in whom biopsy sites are excised are still at risk for subsequent DCIS and IC...
  68. ncbi request reprint How many cases need to be reviewed to compare performance in surgical pathology?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 119:388-91. 2003
    ..Because the published error rates are low, a relatively large number of cases need to be reviewed and a relatively great difference in error rate needs to exist to show a significant difference in performance in surgical pathology...
  69. ncbi request reprint "Histiocytoid" cells in fine-needle aspirations of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: frequency and significance of an under-recognized cytologic pattern
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 96:240-3. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparison of thyroid fine-needle aspiration and core needle biopsy
    Andrew A Renshaw
    The Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:370-4. 2007
    ..Core needle biopsy has a higher adequacy rate than FNA but seems less sensitive, especially for papillary carcinoma. The combination of FNA with core needle biopsy seems to have the highest adequacy rate and sensitivity...
  71. ncbi request reprint Concentrated smear technique for examining sentinel lymph nodes of the breast at the time of frozen section
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 122:944-6. 2004
    ..08). The concentrated technique is as sensitive as routine direct smears for sampling sentinel nodes for breast carcinoma and may be associated with a lower screening error rate...
  72. ncbi request reprint Increasing radiation from sentinel node specimens in pathology over time
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:299-302. 2010
    ..Routine measurement of radioactivity for all sentinel node specimens in the pathology laboratory is recommended...
  73. doi request reprint Significance of repeatedly nondiagnostic thyroid fine-needle aspirations
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:750-2. 2011
    ..0%; P = .03). Patients with 2 sequential nondiagnostic thyroid aspirates have a very low risk of malignancy. Cytologists should strive to better convey this risk in their reports...
  74. doi request reprint Controls in quality assessment in gynecologic cytology: A rational approach to workload limits for the ThinPrep imaging system
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Comprehensive Pathology Associates, Miami, Florida, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 38:772-5. 2010
    ..Using controls, however, requires significant alteration in the laboratory workflow, and much lower and variable workload limits for CTs, compared to those approved by FDA...
  75. ncbi request reprint Accurate Gleason grading of prostatic adenocarcinoma in prostate needle biopsies by general pathologists
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:1007-8. 2003
    ..Previous studies have shown that Gleason scores assigned by general pathologists have a low correlation with those assigned by urologic pathologists, and that general pathologists tend to undergrade prostate carcinoma...
  76. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of spray vs immersion fixation for thyroid fine-needle aspiration specimens
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:796-8. 2010
    ..48). Spray fixation results in 96% more follicular cells in scant thyroid aspirates than immersion fixation and a significant increase in adequate aspirates without a significant increase in the atypia rate related to preparation...
  77. ncbi request reprint Rescreening in cervical cytology for quality control. When bad data is worse than no data or what works, what doesn't, and why
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 North Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Clin Lab Med 23:695-708. 2003
    ..The only question that remains is, "How we will be able to escape?"..
  78. ncbi request reprint Predicting invasion in the excision specimen from breast core needle biopsy specimens with only ductal carcinoma in situ
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Fla 33176, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:39-41. 2002
    ..Some patients with ductal carcinoma in situ on breast core needle biopsy will have invasion at excision. The aim of this study was to determine if patients at increased risk for invasion could be identified...
  79. ncbi request reprint Focal features of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid in fine-needle aspiration material are strongly associated with papillary carcinoma at resection
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:208-10. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment in the age of machine-aided cervical cytology screening
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 102:345-7. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Proficiency testing: planning for the future
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 105:124-5. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid <or=1.0 cm: rarely incidental or occult any more
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, Florida 33176, USA
    Cancer 105:217-9. 2005
    ..0 cm often are termed incidental or occult tumors. In the current study, the author sought to determine the incidence of such tumors at his institution over a relatively short period...
  83. doi request reprint Does a repeated benign aspirate change the risk of malignancy after an initial atypical thyroid fine-needle aspiration?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Dept of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, 8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:788-92. 2010
    ..Patients with a benign diagnosis after an atypical diagnosis have a risk of malignancy between the risks of a single benign or atypical diagnosis. Cytologists should strive to better communicate this risk...
  84. ncbi request reprint Can mucinous lesions of the breast be reliably diagnosed by core needle biopsy?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:82-4. 2002
    ..The vast majority of mucinous lesions of the breast can be diagnosed accurately by core needle biopsy. Whether all such lesions require excision is not known at this time...
  85. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the value of in-house consultation in surgical pathology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, FL 33176, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:751-4. 2002
    ..Internal consultation has a significant and measurable impact on the practice of surgical pathology...
  86. ncbi request reprint Reducing or eliminating use of the category of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance decreases the diagnostic accuracy of the Papanicolaou smear
    Martha Bishop Pitman
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 96:128-34. 2002
    ..In the current study, the authors investigated the impact of reducing and eliminating this category on the sensitivity and predictive values for detecting squamous intraepithelial lesions (SILs)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Déjà vu in pap testing: return of the 5% false-negative fraction and the zero-error rate
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:343-4. 2002
  88. ncbi request reprint How closely do thyroid fine-needle aspirates need to be screened?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Diagn Cytopathol 27:259-60. 2002
  89. ncbi request reprint Making the cut: what can be regularly and reliably identified in gynecologic cytology?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:181-3. 2006
  90. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration of pulmonary hamartoma: a common source of false-positive diagnoses in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Nongynecologic Cytology
    Jonathan H Hughes
    Laboratory Medicine Consultants, Ltd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 2201, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:19-22. 2005
    ..We use data from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Nongynecologic Cytology to evaluate the accuracy of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy for diagnosing pulmonary hamartoma (PH)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Updated protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with carcinomas of the prostate gland
    John R Srigley
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:936-46. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Impact of race on prostate-specific antigen outcome after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate
    Chaundre K Cross
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2863-8. 2002
    ..To compare prostate-specific antigen (PSA) outcome after radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer in African-American and white men using previously established risk groups...
  93. doi request reprint Choosing battles or excuses in gynecologic cytology
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Cancer 114:141-3. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration of Hurthle cell lesions: making the best of what consumers want
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Diagn Cytopathol 29:183-4. 2003
  95. ncbi request reprint Increased cervical cancer screening intervals: a risky investment?
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:137-8. 2004
  96. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the impact of seminal vesicle invasion identified using endorectal magnetic resonance imaging on PSA outcome after radiation therapy for patients with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Paul L Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:400-5. 2004
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint The impact of pathology review on treatment recommendations for patients with adenocarcinoma of the prostate
    Paul L Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:295-9. 2004
    ..2%, but was changed from intermediate or high risk to low risk in only 0.9%. Genitourinary pathology review would have changed management in approximately 10% of men, mainly in the direction of combined therapy over monotherapy...
  98. ncbi request reprint Perineural invasion associated with increased cancer-specific mortality after external beam radiation therapy for men with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer
    Clair Beard
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:403-7. 2006
    ..To identify an association between perineural invasion (PNI) and cancer-specific survival in patients with prostate cancer after standard-dose external beam radiation therapy (RT)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Improving consensus on the cause of cytologic-histologic discrepancy: searching for quality assurance methods that work
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Am J Clin Pathol 126:831-2. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Qualification of ASCUS
    Andrew A Renshaw
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:333-6. 2002