Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
- Microcystic adenoma of the pancreas: cytologic appearance on percutaneous and endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration: report of a caseR Logrono
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0548, USA
Diagn Cytopathol 20:298-301. 1999..Fine-needle aspiration--percutaneous, guided by computerized tomography, or endoscopically guided by ultrasonography--constitutes a reliable and cost-efficient diagnostic tool associated with minimal trauma to the patient...
- Analysis of false-negative diagnoses on endoscopic brush cytology of biliary and pancreatic duct strictures: the experience at 2 university hospitalsR Logrono
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 0548, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 124:387-92. 2000..Despite its widespread use, the sensitivity of this method has been reported as approximately 50%. The specificity is usually higher than 95%. Few reports have systematically analyzed the reasons for this relatively low sensitivity...
- Recent advances in cell biology, diagnosis, and therapy of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)Roberto Logrono
Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Cancer Biol Ther 3:251-8. 2004..This article reviews recent advances in the understanding of the cell biology, diagnosis, and therapy of GISTS...
- Reporting the presence of significant epithelial atypia in pancreaticobiliary brush cytology specimens lacking evidence of obvious carcinoma: impact on performance measuresRoberto Logrono
Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0548, USA
Acta Cytol 48:613-21. 2004..To assess the clinical impact of recognizing and reporting the presence of significant atypia in brush cytology specimens from the biliary and pancreatic ducts lacking obvious features of carcinoma...
- Primer: cytopathology for the clinician--how to interpret the results of aspiration cytologyRoberto Logrono
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0548, USA
Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:484-91. 2005..Clinicians should consult with the pathologist before the biopsy procedure, and inform them of the clinical differential diagnoses, to ensure that the proper ancillary tests are obtained for definite diagnosis...
- Immunocytochemistry controls using cell cultureD F Kurtycz
Department of Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
Diagn Cytopathol 17:74-9. 1997..Cultured cells provide a superior method for preparing almost unlimited numbers of control slides for immunocytochemistry for laboratories with access to a tissue culture facility...
- Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes in eosinophilic esophagitisM S Bhutani
Center for Endoscopic Ultrasound and CERTAIN Center for Endoscopic Research, Training and Innovation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Endoscopy 39:E82-3. 2007
- Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for diagnosis of an infectious mediastinal mass and/or lymphadenopathyC T Chaya
Center for Endoscopic Ultrasound, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Endoscopy 38:E99-E101. 2006