A Comparative Study of Conventional Cytology and Cellblock Method in Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion and their Correlation with Clinicopathological and Radiological Diagnosis
Background: Cytological Smear (CS) is extremely useful in patients with pleural effusions especially when malignancy is suspected. Cellblock (CB) technique is another method for examination of pleural fluid. In this study we aimed to compare the diagnostic yields of CS and CB technique and the combi-nation of both, regardless of the etiology of Pleural Effusion (PE), and to compare their ... Read more