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AP119  New Horizons for the Cytopathologist: Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration

Tuesday, October 15
8:00–10:00 AM

Medical Knowledge Patient Care

Pathologist-performed ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (USFNA) biopsy streamlines the procedure and can increase its sensitivity and specificity. The presenter will demonstrate the importance of pathologist-performed USFNA for obtaining adequate samples, discuss basic ultrasound physics, describe basic ultrasound echo patterns and their significance, demonstrate ultrasound-guided needle placement, and give tips on how to set up and practice USFNA.

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Susan D. Rollins, MD, FCAP





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