The technique involves studies of cells obtained using punctures, swabs, etc.
This is a rather rapid and informative technique whose results allow the consulting physician to plan future diagnostic and therapeutic activities.
INDICATIONS FOR THE EXAMINATION
- Diagnosis of inflammatory processes, infectious and oncologic diseases;
- assessment of uterine neck disorder treatment effectiveness;
- screening studies;
- monitoring potential relapses.
CYTOLOGICAL STUDIES PERFORMED AT THE RCHCC
A medical professional (gynecologist, oncologist, mammologist, surgeon, etc.) obtains biological material during a reception or an operation. After that, the material is delivered to the laboratory to be studied.
The cytologic preparation is prepared within one day. A cytologist studies the cytologic preparation under a microscope and classifies the cells as tumor, inflammation cells, etc.
PREPARATION FOR THE TEST