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ea0092ps3-26-01 | Thyroid hormone diagnostics 2 | ETA2023

Predictors of bethesda i category in thyroid fine needle aspiration cytology

Rodrigues Catarina , Benido Silva Vania , Puga Francisca , Freitas Claudia , Couto Carvalho Andre

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration cytology(FNAC) is the mainstay for evaluation of nodular thyroid disease. Internationally reported prevalence for Bethesda I(unsatisfactory sample) category is 5-60%. Several factors may determine this result, including patient and nodulesÂ’ features as well as both FNAC performer and pathologistsÂ’ skills. Few studies have evaluated pre-procedure factors associated with unsatisfactory cytology results. If present, recognizing these...