Michael J Thrall
Affiliation: The Methodist Hospital
- Telecytology: Clinical applications, current challenges, and future benefitsMichael Thrall
Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin M227, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Pathol Inform 2:51. 2011..The current and expanding applications of telecytology for clinical practice, education, quality assurance, and testing will be reviewed...
- Women >or=30 years of age with low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) have low positivity rates when cotested for high-risk human papillomavirus: should we reconsider HPV triage for LSIL in older women?Michael J Thrall
Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Diagn Cytopathol 38:407-12. 2010..Relatively few older women with LSIL test positive for HR-HPV. Colposcopy triage using HR-HPV may be justified in this population...
- Only a small fraction of high-grade cervical lesions are discovered after an interpretation of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance when using imager-assisted, liquid-based papanicolaou tests and the Bethesda 2001 systemKelly A Khan
Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, Texas, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 137:936-41. 2013..This information was based on conventional test results and the Bethesda 1991 reporting system and was determined before the current treatment guidelines...
- High-risk HPV testing in women 30 years or older with negative Papanicolaou tests: initial clinical experience with 18-month follow-upMichael J Thrall
Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Am J Clin Pathol 133:894-8. 2010..Among tests that show HR-HPV positivity, the prevalence of underlying high-grade dysplasia is low. About half of all women who undergo cotesting receive follow-up that is not in accord with published guidelines...
- Glandular Lesions of the Cervix in Clinical Practice: A Cytology, Histology, and Human Papillomavirus Correlation Study From 2 InstitutionsRoss A Miller
From the University of South Dakota Pathology Residency Program, Sioux Falls Dr Miller the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas Drs Mody and Thrall and the Sanford Health Pathology Clinic, University of South Dakota Medical Center, Sioux Falls Dr Tams Dr Miller is now with the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
Arch Pathol Lab Med 139:1431-6. 2015..Some studies have even suggested an increasing incidence of cervical adenocarcinoma, which may be a consequence of a relatively reduced ability to detect glandular lesions with cervical cancer screening techniques...
- Limiting the use of atypical/inconclusive as a category in nongynecologic cytology specimensTracie M Koen
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1016-9. 2010..Because of the definitional ambiguity of this term and the associated physician frustration, we have made a concerted effort at Methodist Hospital since 1995 to minimize the use of 'atypical' as a diagnostic category...