Byline: Fariba Abbasi, Siamak Naji, Zahra Yekta, Haleh Ayatollahi and Babak Khalifezadeh Objective: To determine the accuracy of cytology in intraoperative diagnosis of ovarian tumors and to compare it with frozen section (F.S) and permanent section.
Background: Surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism relies on the ability to accurately identify parathyroid tissue. The use of intraoperative fine-needle aspiration (FNA) with measurement of intact parathyroid hormone level (iPTH-FNA) has been suggested as a useful adjunct and is evaluated in this pilot study. Methods: An institutional review board-approved retrospective review was performed on patients undergoing […]
Byline: Shirin Sayyahfar, Zahra Chavooshzadeh, Seyed Ahmad Tabatabaii and Sasan Saket ABSTRACT
Palpable thyroid nodules are relatively common, being reported in 4% to 7% of the adult population. Most of these lesions are benign, with a malignancy rate of less than 5%. (1) Therefore, surgery with its attendant costs, risks, and complications is an unnecessary procedure for many patients. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is widely accepted as the […]
Byline: Farhan Akhtar, Zafar Ali, Aleeza Asif, Shahid Jamal, Muhammad Atique, Muhammad Tahir Khadim and Tariq Sarfraz ABSTRACT
Byline: Nasira Shaheen, Muhammad Qaiser Alam khan, Waqar Azim and Nadir Ali ABSTRACT
Consistent evaluation and management of patients with swallowing disorders requires that clinicians access a common clinical knowledge base with regard to normal and disordered swallowing physiology as well as principles of intervention. Recommendations for patients are made based in part on the clinician’s level of familiarity with this knowledge base. This study surveyed 200 speech-language […]