Cytopathology
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (USFNA)
Pathologist education and training in US medicine and USFNA

Author: Joe D. Jakowski, M.D., Susan Meanor, RDMS, RT

Revised: 22 May 2018, last major update June 2013

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PubMed Search: Training [title] in ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration

Cite this page: Jakowski, J. D.; Meanor, S. Pathologist education and training in US medicine and USFNA. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cytopathologyusfnaeducation.html. Accessed May 24th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Before making the transition to USFNA on patients, one must practice on either homemade or commercially available phantoms until the operation of US machine and needle placement skills are automatic
How to obtain education and hands on training in US medicine and USFNA
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