Comparison of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy results before and after implementation of Bethesda classification.


Ozdemir D., Bestepe N., Faki S., Kilicarslan A., Parlak Ö. , Ersoy R., ...More

Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology, vol.28, no.5, pp.400-406, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cyt.12437
  • Title of Journal : Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology
  • Page Numbers: pp.400-406

Abstract

Objective: The Bethesda classification was introduced in 2008 to provide standardisation in the evaluation of thyroid fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). We compared the diagnostic value of pre-Bethesda and Bethesda classification systems in the differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules.