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One of the greatest diagnostic advances in medicine of this century has been the reintroduction of exfoliative cytology as a diagnostic aid and its widespread adoption as a screening method for cervical carcinoma as a result of the pioneering work of the late Dr. George N. Papanicolaou.
Dr. Koss and his associates in this second revision of his monograph have increased the comprehensive coverage of diagnostic cytology as a reflection of tissue pathology, including use of aspiration biopsy techniques for tumor detection in nodes or other sites where secretions or effusions cannot be utilized for cell study. In this latter
Diagnostic Cytology and Its Histopathologic Bases.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:1341. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1341_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(6):1341.
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