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The cytologic diagnosis of gastric cancer and evaluation of the abrasive brush technic in 125 cases

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The design and testing, during this study, of several instruments for collecting cells, led to the development of a device that is easy to use, causes little discomfort to the patient, and obtains excellent cellular material.

Of the unequivocal cytologic diagnoses made in cases in which histopathologic confirmation is available, an accuracy of 80 per cent was obtained, and if cases without tissue diagnosis are included an accuracy of 89.9 per cent is reported.

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Nieburgs, H.E., Werther, J.L., Hollander, F. et al. The cytologic diagnosis of gastric cancer and evaluation of the abrasive brush technic in 125 cases. Digest Dis Sci 5, 63–72 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02233027

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Cellular Material
  • Tissue Diagnosis
  • Cytologic Diagnosis