Howard H Wu

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Immunocytochemistry performed on the cell-transferred direct smears of the fine-needle aspirates: a comparison study with the corresponding formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue
    Howard H Wu
    Dept of Pathology of Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 350 W 11th St, Room 4086, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:754-8. 2013
  2. doi The Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: An experience of 1,382 cases in a community practice setting with the implication for risk of neoplasm and risk of malignancy
    Howard Her Juing Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:399-403. 2012
  3. ncbi Utilization of Cell-Transfer Technique for Molecular Testing on Hematoxylin-Eosin-Stained Sections: A Viable Option for Small Biopsies That Lack Tumor Tissues in Paraffin Block
    Howard H Wu
    From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 140:1383-1389. 2016
  4. doi Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Immunocytochemistry on Cell-Transferred Cytologic Smears of Lung Adenocarcinoma
    Chen Zhang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Acta Cytol 59:213-8. 2015
  5. doi Detection of BRAF mutations on direct smears of thyroid fine-needle aspirates through cell transfer technique
    Qiuying Shi
    From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Am J Clin Pathol 143:500-4. 2015
  6. doi Detection of BRAF mutation in metastatic melanoma utilizing cell-transferred cytological smears
    Shaoxiong Chen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Acta Cytol 58:478-82. 2014
  7. doi The application of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Template on urine cytology
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 43:593-7. 2015
  8. doi Histologic and clinical follow-up of thyroid fine-needle aspirates in pediatric patients
    Kristen L Partyka
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Cancer Cytopathol 124:467-71. 2016
  9. doi Subclassification of "atypia of undetermined significance" in thyroid fine-needle aspirates
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 42:23-9. 2014
  10. doi Utilization of cell-transferred cytologic smears in detection of EGFR and KRAS mutation on adenocarcinoma of lung
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Mod Pathol 27:930-5. 2014

Collaborators

  • Liang Cheng
  • Jingmei Lin
  • Chia Sui Kao
  • Tarik M Elsheikh
  • Harvey M Cramer
  • Shaoxiong Chen
  • Kristen L Partyka
  • Zhikai Chi
  • Chen Zhang
  • Qiuying Shi
  • Kristin M Post
  • Melissa Randolph
  • Ann E Marshall
  • Megan Redelman
  • Jill Ferguson
  • Harvey Cramer
  • Eric C Huang
  • Kelly J Jones
  • Marcia Carvin
  • Ashley Ibrahim
  • Kristi Herbert
  • Melissa L Randolph
  • Kendra Curless
  • Joyashree D Sen
  • Tracy Watkins
  • Holly McCullough
  • Pierce Chamberlain

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi Immunocytochemistry performed on the cell-transferred direct smears of the fine-needle aspirates: a comparison study with the corresponding formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue
    Howard H Wu
    Dept of Pathology of Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 350 W 11th St, Room 4086, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:754-8. 2013
    ..ICC performed on the cell-transferred FNA smears is reliable and shows staining results highly comparable with the corresponding FFPE tissue...
  2. doi The Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: An experience of 1,382 cases in a community practice setting with the implication for risk of neoplasm and risk of malignancy
    Howard Her Juing Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:399-403. 2012
    ..Both B and AUS are low-risk lesions with low probability of malignancy. FN predicts a higher rate for neoplasm but an intermediate rate for malignancy while SM carries a high risk for malignancy...
  3. ncbi Utilization of Cell-Transfer Technique for Molecular Testing on Hematoxylin-Eosin-Stained Sections: A Viable Option for Small Biopsies That Lack Tumor Tissues in Paraffin Block
    Howard H Wu
    From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 140:1383-1389. 2016
    ..Tumor cell-enriched cell-transfer technique has been proven useful for performing immunocytochemistry and molecular testing on cytologic smears...
  4. doi Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Immunocytochemistry on Cell-Transferred Cytologic Smears of Lung Adenocarcinoma
    Chen Zhang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Acta Cytol 59:213-8. 2015
    ..This study aims to assess the utility of ALK immunocytochemical (ICC) staining on direct smears using the cell transfer (CT) technique for the detection of ALK rearrangement...
  5. doi Detection of BRAF mutations on direct smears of thyroid fine-needle aspirates through cell transfer technique
    Qiuying Shi
    From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Am J Clin Pathol 143:500-4. 2015
    ..To determine the utility of the cell transfer technique (CTT) for BRAF molecular testing on thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) specimens...
  6. doi Detection of BRAF mutation in metastatic melanoma utilizing cell-transferred cytological smears
    Shaoxiong Chen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Acta Cytol 58:478-82. 2014
    ..Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is frequently used to diagnose metastatic melanoma. In this study, we validated the use of cell-transferred cytological smears for BRAF molecular testing...
  7. doi The application of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Template on urine cytology
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 43:593-7. 2015
    ..To evaluate the utility of the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) template in detection of high-grade urothelial carcinoma (HGUC)...
  8. doi Histologic and clinical follow-up of thyroid fine-needle aspirates in pediatric patients
    Kristen L Partyka
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Cancer Cytopathol 124:467-71. 2016
    ..Although fine-needle aspiration (FNA) has an important role in evaluating thyroid nodules in adults, there is little published information regarding its utility in the pediatric population...
  9. doi Subclassification of "atypia of undetermined significance" in thyroid fine-needle aspirates
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 42:23-9. 2014
    ..The high-risk group includes AUS-PTC with a significantly higher risk of malignancy and AUS-FN with a significantly higher risks of neoplasm. AUS-HCN and AUS-NOS subgroups demonstrate a lower risk of malignancy of <10%...
  10. doi Utilization of cell-transferred cytologic smears in detection of EGFR and KRAS mutation on adenocarcinoma of lung
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Mod Pathol 27:930-5. 2014
    ..One discrepant case was due to low percentage of tumor cells on the smears. Cell-transfer technique is a reliable alternative method for EGFR and KRAS testing if the cell blocks lack adequate cellularity. ..
  11. doi ER, PR, and Her2 immunocytochemistry on cell-transferred cytologic smears of primary and metastatic breast carcinomas: a comparison study with formalin-fixed cell blocks and surgical biopsies
    Jill Ferguson
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:575-81. 2013
    ..ICC performed on the FNA smears using the CT technique is a reliable method for assessment of the ER, PR, and Her2 status of breast carcinomas, especially when the direct smears are highly cellular and the CB lacks adequate cellularity...
  12. ncbi Cytomorphological Features Useful to Prevent Errors in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma by Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology
    Zhikai Chi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Acta Cytol . 2016
    ..This study aims to identify characteristic cytomorphological features that are helpful in distinguishing pancreatic adenocarcinoma from its mimics...
  13. doi Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology of Metastatic Plasmacytoid Urothelial Carcinoma: Report of Four Cases Including a Case of Mixed Plasmacytoid and Micropapillary Morphology
    Howard H Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Acta Cytol 59:248-52. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to report a small series of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology of the plasmacytoid variant of urothelial carcinoma (PVUC)...
  14. doi The usefulness of the cell transfer technique for immunocytochemistry of fine-needle aspirates
    Ann E Marshall
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Cancer Cytopathol 122:898-902. 2014
    ..As an alternative approach when conventional cell blocks fail, immunocytochemistry can be performed on cell-transferred direct smears. Multiple immunostains can be applied to a single direct smear using the cell transfer technique (CTT)...
  15. doi Pancreatic fine-needle aspiration cytology in patients < 35-years of age: a retrospective review of 174 cases spanning a 17-year period
    Megan Redelman
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Diagn Cytopathol 42:297-301. 2014
    ..The sensitivity and specificity for positive cytology in EUS-FNA of the pancreas to identify malignancy and mucinous neoplasms were 90% and 100%, respectively. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2014;42:297-301. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..