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noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
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Analysis performed on the basis of cytological smear results according to the Bethesda system revealed normal smears in 24% of female patients.
The cytological evaluation and reporting of thyroid lesions were done in accordance with the Bethesda system of reporting thyroid cytopathology.
The diagnoses rendered for all specimens followed the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology.
The categorization of the smears after cytological diagnosis was done in accordance with The Bethesda System for reporting thyroid cytopathology.
To assess the clinician utility of The Bethesda System Reporting of cervical and vaginal epithelial abnormalities.
To the best of our knowledge, it is the first study done in Pakistan in which interobserver agreement for Bethesda System was analysed.
11 The significance as well as consequence of these cytological diagnoses have been extensively elaborated in the 2001 Bethesda System.
The material obtained is graded according to the Bethesda System like a cervical sample.
In 1988, the Bethesda System was developed to help make Pap test interpretation more descriptive.
Originally developed in 1988 as a uniform system of terminology to provide clear guidelines for clinical management, the Bethesda System was last revised in 1991.
Further clarification of ambiguous Pap test results also has been provided by revisions in the Bethesda system for reporting the results of cervical cytology; these were published in a companion article (JAMA 287[16]:2114-19, 2002).