Edmund S Cibas

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Indications for thyroid FNA and pre-FNA requirements: a synopsis of the National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:390-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration in the work-up of thyroid nodules
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:257-71, vii-viii. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thyroid 19:1159-65. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-specific detection of high risk HPV DNA in cytologically normal, computer-imaged ThinPrep Pap samples
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 104:702-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The National Cancer Institute thyroid fine-needle aspiration state-of-the-science conference: inspiration for a uniform terminology linked to management guidelines
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 114:71-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and distribution of carcinoma in patients with solitary and multiple thyroid nodules on sonography
    Mary C Frates
    Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PBB B4, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3411-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Thyroid nodule size and prediction of cancer
    Sophia C Kamran
    MD, Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PBB B4, Room 417, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:564-70. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural history of benign solid and cystic thyroid nodules
    Erik K Alexander
    Endocrine Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Havard Medical Scjhool, 221 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:315-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term assessment of a multidisciplinary approach to thyroid nodule diagnostic evaluation
    Leila Yassa
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 111:508-16. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Thyroid nodule shape and prediction of malignancy
    Erik K Alexander
    Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Hypertension and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thyroid 14:953-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Indications for thyroid FNA and pre-FNA requirements: a synopsis of the National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:390-9. 2008
    ..http://thyroidfna.cancer.gov/pages/info/agenda/)..
  2. doi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration in the work-up of thyroid nodules
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:257-71, vii-viii. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thyroid 19:1159-65. 2009
    ..The conclusions regarding terminology and morphologic criteria from the NCI meeting led to the Bethesda Thyroid Atlas Project and form the framework for the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-specific detection of high risk HPV DNA in cytologically normal, computer-imaged ThinPrep Pap samples
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 104:702-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the rate of HR HPV DNA positivity in women ages 30 and over with a cytologically negative liquid-based Pap test result...
  5. doi request reprint The National Cancer Institute thyroid fine-needle aspiration state-of-the-science conference: inspiration for a uniform terminology linked to management guidelines
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 114:71-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and distribution of carcinoma in patients with solitary and multiple thyroid nodules on sonography
    Mary C Frates
    Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PBB B4, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3411-7. 2006
    ..Controversy remains as to the optimal management of patients with multiple thyroid nodules...
  7. doi request reprint Thyroid nodule size and prediction of cancer
    Sophia C Kamran
    MD, Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PBB B4, Room 417, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:564-70. 2013
    ..A threshold is detected at 2.0 cm, beyond which cancer risk is unchanged. However, the risk of follicular carcinomas and other rare thyroid malignancies increases as nodules enlarge...
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural history of benign solid and cystic thyroid nodules
    Erik K Alexander
    Endocrine Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Havard Medical Scjhool, 221 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:315-8. 2003
    ..Thyroid nodules are common and most often benign. The natural history of benign thyroid nodules, however, is unclear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term assessment of a multidisciplinary approach to thyroid nodule diagnostic evaluation
    Leila Yassa
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 111:508-16. 2007
    ..Recent technologic and procedural advances suggest that this shortcoming can be mitigated, although few data confirm this benefit in unselected patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Thyroid nodule shape and prediction of malignancy
    Erik K Alexander
    Thyroid Section, Division of Endocrinology, Hypertension and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thyroid 14:953-8. 2004
    ..Mathematically, surface area to volume is maximized by a spherical shape. We sought to determine if spherical shape is a predictor of malignancy...
  11. doi request reprint Molecular detection of PPAR gamma rearrangements and thyroid carcinoma in preoperative fine-needle aspiration biopsies
    Christopher A French
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Endocr Pathol 19:166-74. 2008
    ..The application of specific mutations to preoperative diagnosis of thyroid carcinoma is predicted to improve the accuracy and reduce the costs of treating patients with thyroid tumors...
  12. 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
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The application of cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization to fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis and subclassification of renal neoplasms
    Michael H Roh
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5054, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:137-45. 2010
    ..This study summarizes our experience with the application of conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) to renal FNA specimens...
  14. ncbi request reprint Can color Doppler sonography aid in the prediction of malignancy of thyroid nodules?
    Mary C Frates
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:127-31; quiz 132-4. 2003
    ..To determine whether color Doppler interrogation of a thyroid nodule can aid in the prediction of malignancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hyperattenuating renal masses: etiologies, pathogenesis, and imaging evaluation
    Stuart G Silverman
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiographics 27:1131-43. 2007
    ..In such cases, a percutaneous biopsy may be useful for diagnosis. If the results of MR imaging and percutaneous biopsy are not definitive, surgery is warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint The significance of the Papanicolaou smear diagnosis of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion cannot exclude high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
    Selim M Nasser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 99:272-6. 2003
    ..In such cases, a diagnosis of LSIL cannot exclude HSIL is rendered. The objective of the current study was to assess the positive predictive value (PPV) for HSIL in follow-up cervical biopsies for these cases...
  17. doi request reprint On-site adequacy evaluations performed by cytotechnologists: correlation with final interpretations of 5241 image-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies
    Oname O Burlingame
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 120:177-84. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency with which our cytotechnologists were able to correctly assess specimens as adequate using a large-scale database that included a wide range of image-guided FNABs...
  18. doi request reprint A weakly positive human papillomavirus Hybrid Capture II result correlates with a significantly lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2,3 after atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance cytology
    Elke A Jarboe
    Division of Cytopathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 14:174-8. 2010
    ..0 or higher are scored positive for hrHPV. We tested the hypothesis that hrHPV positives with low-positive RLU ratios (1-10) had a lower prevalence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2,3 (CIN 2,3) on histologic follow-up...
  19. ncbi request reprint Enlarged squamous cell nuclei in cervical cytologic specimens from perimenopausal women ("PM Cells") : a cause of ASC overdiagnosis
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s, Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:58-61. 2005
    ..023). PM cells are a significant cause of ASC overdiagnosis in women 40 to 55 years old. Cervical Paps with cells no more atypical than these can be interpreted safely as negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using the rate of positive high-risk HPV test results for ASC-US together with the ASC-US/SIL ratio in evaluating the performance of cytopathologists
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:97-101. 2008
    ..Both indicators together provide useful feedback to cytopathologists. We provide a working schema for interpreting perturbations in these indicators to assist in improving the quality of gynecologic cytology interpretations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Liposarcoma subtypes: identification with computed tomography and ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle biopsy
    Paul Nikolaidis
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Radiol 15:383-9. 2005
    ..Although these data cannot be extrapolated to primary diagnosis of liposarcoma, they are important for screening and subtyping of possible recurrence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Renal masses in the adult patient: the role of percutaneous biopsy
    Stuart G Silverman
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 240:6-22. 2006
    ....
  23. doi request reprint The marriage of cytology and cytogenetics
    Paola Dal Cin
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:279-90. 2013
    ..The marriage of Cytology and Cytogenetics will likely grow stronger as more solid tumors (eg, salivary gland neoplasms) are discovered that harbor characteristic chromosomal abnormalities...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Distinguishing benign from malignant mesothelial cells in effusions by Glut-1, EMA, and Desmin expression: an evidence-based approach
    Michael Kuperman
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:131-40. 2013
    ..The study illustrates principles of evidence-based pathology concerning internal and external test performance in the differential diagnosis of MM versus RM...
  26. doi request reprint EGFR mutations are detected comparably in cytologic and surgical pathology specimens of nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Jason H Smouse
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer 117:67-72. 2009
    ..Concern over such interference has discouraged testing cytologic samples, but the adequacy of cytologic specimens for EGFR sequencing has not been studied...
  27. doi request reprint Usefulness of EMA, GLUT-1, and XIAP for the cytologic diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma in body cavity fluids
    Jian Shen
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:516-23. 2009
    ..EMA demonstrated the best accuracy, with an area under the curve of 0.91 as compared with XIAP (0.67), GLUT-1m (0.74), and GLUT-1p (0.80). Based on these findings, EMA is a better marker than XIAP or GLUT-1 for the diagnosis of MM...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of nondiagnostic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirations of thyroid nodules
    Erik K Alexander
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Room 560, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4924-7. 2002
    ..Repeat aspiration is often successful and should be the standard approach to such nodules, given their risk of malignancy...
  29. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of benign-appearing endometrial cells on a Papanicolaou test in women 40 years or older
    Tara Jane Browne
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medicial School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:834-7. 2005
    ..All cancers were identified in women older than 45 years, suggesting that the Bethesda cutoff of 40 years is safe and conservative...
  30. doi request reprint The Bethesda System For Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology
    Edmund S Cibas
    Dept of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 132:658-65. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint The frequency of 'atypia of undetermined significance' interpretations for thyroid fine-needle aspirations is negatively correlated with histologically proven malignant outcomes
    Paul A VanderLaan
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Acta Cytol 55:512-7. 2011
    ..AUS rates over a 5-year period were analyzed to quantify variability and identify correlations with experience and histologic outcomes...
  32. pmc A standardized assessment of thyroid nodules in children confirms higher cancer prevalence than in adults
    Anjuli Gupta
    Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3238-45. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint A simplified flow cytometric immunophenotyping procedure for the diagnosis of effusions caused by epithelial malignancies
    Vinodh Pillai
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:672-81. 2013
    ..Flow cytometry is a useful adjunct to cytology for the diagnosis of a malignant effusion and is particularly useful if the cytologic diagnosis is atypical/suspicious or if the cytologic preparations are hypocellular or hemorrhagic...
  34. doi request reprint Preoperative diagnosis of benign thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology
    Erik K Alexander
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:705-15. 2012
    ..A novel diagnostic test that measures the expression of 167 genes has shown promise in improving preoperative risk assessment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of patients referred for percutaneous ablation of renal tumors: importance of a preprocedural diagnosis
    Kemal Tuncali
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:575-82. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of benign masses in a population of patients referred for percutaneous tumor ablation of presumed renal cell carcinoma...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of ciliated adenocarcinoma of the cervix: a case report
    Fionnuala O'Connell
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Acta Cytol 49:187-90. 2005
    ..Ciliated carcinomas of müllerian duct origin, however, do occur, albeit rarely, and can pose a potential diagnostic difficulty in cytologic specimens...
  37. pmc Genetic and biological subgroups of low-stage follicular thyroid cancer
    Christopher A French
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Pathol 162:1053-60. 2003
    ..The findings support a model in which separate genetic alterations initiate distinct pathways of oncogenesis in thyroid carcinoma subtypes...
  38. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid cytology in patients with ependymoma: a bi-institutional retrospective study
    Xiaohua Qian
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 114:307-14. 2008
    ..In this study, the CSF findings in patients with ependymal neoplasms are summarized and the cytomorphologic features of ependymoma, including its variants, are illustrated...
  39. doi request reprint Predictive value of percutaneous imaging-guided biopsy of peritoneal and omental masses: results in 111 patients
    Frederico F Souza
    Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:131-6. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the predictive value of percutaneous imaging-guided biopsy of peritoneal and omental masses...
  40. doi request reprint Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma a series of five cytologic cases with literature review and emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls
    Xiaohua Qian
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:E86-93. 2012
    ..Clinical correlation and ancillary studies are essential to reach a specific diagnosis of AFH in small needle biopsies...
  41. doi request reprint Immunomarkers in gynecologic cytology: the search for the ideal 'biomolecular Papanicolaou test'
    Alvaro P Pinto
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Acta Cytol 56:109-21. 2012
    ..This review summarizes what we know and where we hope to go in translating basic pathobiology into clinical practice...
  42. doi request reprint The MonoPrep Pap test for the detection of cervical cancer and its precursors. Part I: results of a multicenter clinical trial
    Edmund S Cibas
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:193-201. 2008
    ..There was no significant difference in the presentation of endocervical/transformation zone component or the detection of benign conditions. The MPPT is a promising new liquid-based technology for cervical cancer screening...
  43. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous biopsy of renal masses: sensitivity and negative predictive value stratified by clinical setting and size of masses
    Frank J Rybicki
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1281-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of our retrospective study was to evaluate the sensitivity and negative predictive value of percutaneous biopsy of renal masses stratified by clinical setting and the size of the mass...
  44. doi request reprint Cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization as adjuncts to cytology in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma
    Rachel E Factor
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 117:247-53. 2009
    ..In the current study, the authors investigated the value of karyotyping and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) as adjuncts to conventional cytologic examination in patients with MM...
  45. ncbi request reprint Exfoliated endometrial cell clusters in cervical cytologic preparations are derived from endometrial stroma and glands
    Brian S Chang
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:77-81. 2006
    ..The distinction between stromal and glandular cells is not always possible by conventional Papanicolaou staining but can be established by immunocytochemical study...
  46. ncbi request reprint An in vitro cytologic assay for evaluation of the KIT signaling pathway in gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Brian S Chang
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mod Pathol 20:579-83. 2007
    ..Such approaches will be enhanced by the development of additional activation state-specific antibodies, particularly those optimized for use in cytologic preparations...
  47. ncbi request reprint The ASC/SIL ratio for cytopathologists as a quality control measure: a follow-up study
    Alessandra F Nascimento
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:653-6. 2007
    ..One CP showed a statistically significant increase in the ASC/SIL ratio. The decrease for some CPs likely reflects the salutary effect of confidential feedback and counseling...
  48. 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)...
  49. ncbi request reprint A nonapoptotic cell death process, entosis, that occurs by cell-in-cell invasion
    Michael Overholtzer
    Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cell 131:966-79. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Cytologic features of pilocytic astrocytoma in cerebrospinal fluid specimens
    Tara Jane Browne
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Acta Cytol 48:3-8. 2004
    ..To illustrate the cytomorphologic features of pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pseudomesotheliomatous angiosarcoma of the chest wall and pleura
    Chiara Del Frate
    Department of Radiology, Abdominal Imaging Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 18:200-3. 2003
    ..In this report, we present the CT and PET features of a patient with pseudomesotheliomatous angiosarcoma of the chest wall and pleura, which, to the best of our knowledge, have not previously been described...
  52. doi request reprint High-grade and low-grade pelvic serous neoplasms demonstrate differential p53 immunoreactivity in peritoneal washings
    Martin C Chang
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Cytol 55:79-84. 2011
    ..The current study correlates p53 immunoreactivity in peritoneal washings with the cytologic interpretation and histology of the corresponding serous neoplasm...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology of lymphoproliferative disorders in the immunosuppressed patient: the diagnostic utility of in situ hybridization for Epstein-Barr virus
    Jonathan L Hecht
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:360-5. 2002
    ..Together with the cytologic findings, EBER detection allows for more specific classification of these FNA samples as EBV-associated lymphoid proliferations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Management of thyroid nodules detected at US: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement
    Mary C Frates
    Radiology 237:794-800. 2005
    ..The recommendations in this consensus statement, which are based on analysis of the current literature and common practice strategies, are thought to represent a reasonable approach to thyroid nodular disease...
  55. doi request reprint Biomarker (ProEx C, p16(INK4A), and MiB-1) distinction of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion from its mimics
    Alvaro P Pinto
    Department of Pathology, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Mod Pathol 21:1067-74. 2008
    ..ProEx C appears to provide an equivalent level of sensitivity and a higher level of specificity for HSIL alone or in conjunction with p16. Its principal value may be in providing a lower false positive rate for NoSIL relative to MiB-1...