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Histopathologic Analysis of Transvitreal Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Needle Tracts for Uveal Melanoma.

Authors
  • Kim, Ryan S1
  • Chevez-Barrios, Patricia2
  • Bretana, Maria E1
  • Wong, Tien P1
  • Teh, Bin S3
  • Schefler, Amy C4
  • 1 Retina Consultants of Houston, Houston, Texas.
  • 2 Ophthalmology, Pathology, and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Houston, Texas; Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, Houston, Texas.
  • 3 Department of Radiation Oncology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, Houston, Texas.
  • 4 Retina Consultants of Houston, Houston, Texas; Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, Houston, Texas. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2017
Volume
174
Pages
9–16
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2016.10.019
PMID: 27818205
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

No iatrogenic extension of tumor was reported. FNAB is a safe procedure that produces a high cellular yield for cytologic and genomic analyses with minimal risk of extraocular dissemination.

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