Diagnostic yield and accuracy of paediatric image-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of deep organ tumours

Expiry Date
: 29/06/2029
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
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The article assesses paediatric tumour diagnosis via image-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) with rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE). It demonstrates high diagnostic yield, sensitivity, and specificity, recommending sampling from restricted MRI diffusion areas for enhanced accuracy.

Keywords: paediatric; image-guided fine needle aspiration and biopsy (FNAB); rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE); diagnostic yield; diagnostic accuracy; deep organ tumours

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The article aims to audit the diagnostic yield, accuracy, and safety of paediatric image-guided FNAB with ROSE for suspected non-benign deep-seated lesions, highlighting its efficacy in tumour diagnosis.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

          1. Understanding the efficacy of image-guided FNAB with ROSE in diagnosing deep-seated paediatric tumours.

          2. Recognizing the importance of MRI findings, like restricted diffusion, in guiding sampling for accuracy.

          3. Learning about the safety and complications of this diagnostic approach in paediatric patients.

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