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General: primary references

Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (USFNA): generalUSFNA vs. PGFNAcertificationcredentialingdocumentationeducation and trainingequipmentneedle placement techniqueprocedure assistancescanning techniqueterminology

Palpation guided Fine Needle Aspiration (PGFNA): general / historystep by step procedureanalysiscodingcontraindications / complicationsdocumentationequipmentpatient history & examsmear makingtechniquetraining

Cervix Cytology competency assessment: overviewnormal cytologybenign cellular changesorganismseffects of therapeutic agentspregnancymisc non-neoplasticepithelial cell abnormalitiesglandular cell abnormalitiesHPVPap test screening guidelinesPap test management guidelinesliquid-based PapBethesda systempractice monitors

Molecular Cytology competency assessment: overviewbasic principlesgene organizationinherited diseasesidentity testingbasic molecular oncologytechniquesclinical applicationsystem based monitors

Salivary gland Cytology competency assessment: generalfine needle aspirationnormal glandsthe cellsdiseasesneoplasmsbenign tumorsmalignant tumorsother tumorschildrenpractice monitors

Thyroid gland Cytology competency assessment: introductionnormal glandFNAspecimendiagnosisbenignneoplasmmalignantmolecularpractice monitors

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Primary references

Dogra VS, Saad WEA. Ultrasound-Guided Procedures. New York: Thieme, 2009
Baskin HJ, Duick DS, Levine RA. Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA. 3rd ed. New York: Springer Publishing; 2013

Recent Cytopathology books

Ali: 2013

Baloch: 2014

Bardales: 2015

Cibas: 2014

Davidson: 2012

DeMay: 2011

Dey: 2014

Domanski: 2013

Erozan: 2014

Fan: 2012

Gattuso: 2015

Khalbuss: 2013

Khalbuss: 2014

Kocjan: 2013

Layfield: 2014

Nayar: 2013

Yang: 2013

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