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The most recent version of the Bethesda System continues to report ROMs for indeterminate aspirates that are similar to those in the first edition and do not account for NIFTP.
Bethesda System has made a proposal that each Pap smear report should begin with an adequacy statement, which was one of the major advantages.
Abnormal results are reported according to the 2014 Bethesda system (8, 9), and they include negative results for intraepithelial lesion and positive results for squamous cell abnormalities, evaluated as atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US), atypical squamous cells as a HSIL (ASC-H), low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL or LSIL), high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL or HSIL), and squamous cell carcinoma glandular epithelial cell abnormalities (AGC).
The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology: Definitions, Criteria, and Explanatory Notes.
Baloch, "The Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology: a meta-analysis," Acta Cytologica, vol.
The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology categorized thyroid nodules by 6 classes, estimated malignancy risk factor, and provided clinicians to make a useful decision [4].
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 categorization of the smears after cytological diagnosis was done in accordance with The Bethesda System for reporting thyroid cytopathology.
According to the Bethesda system, the diagnosis of FN/SFN should be made in thyroid aspirates that have follicular cells arranged in an architectural pattern characterized by cell crowding and/or microfollicle formation and lacking nuclear features of papillary carcinoma, or are comprised almost exclusively of oncocytic (Hurthle) cells (7).
The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (BSRTC) assigns a risk of malignancy to each of the possible diagnostic categories into which biopsies are placed by the pathologist.
Pathologists, endocrinologists, and radiologists present the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology, which was established in 2007, just too late to be included in the first edition.