Cytological diagnosis

cytological diagnosis

The cytological diagnosis is not concerned in contrast to the histological diagnosis in the assessment of tissue structures, but of individual leached cells. Big significance cytology in addition to their use in diagnosis but also in cancer prevention (especially in gynecology), as well as in tumor follow-up. The advantages of cytology are the for the patient often less stressful material extraction (swabs, urine, other body fluids) and the compared to histology significantly lower technical complexity and the associated time savings to diagnosis.