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Book review
Thyroid cytopathology: a text and atlas
  1. Scott L Boerner
  1. Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Scott L Boerner, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto M5G 2C4, Canada; scott.boerner{at}

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S Kini. . Published by Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer, 2008, pp 550, $259 (hard cover). 978-0-7817-6883-2

Sudhra Kini's Thyroid cytopathology; an atlas and text will certainly be warmly received as a replacement reference by readers familiar with her previous book, Thyroid; guides to clinical aspiration biopsy, of which the second edition was published in 1996 by Igaku-Shoin. In fact Thyroid cytopathology, as acknowledged by the author, is essentially a third edition to her previous work. Thus, this new iteration of the book follows the previous versions to a marked degree. It contains introductory chapters on fine needle aspiration techniques, cytopreparation and basic assessment of cytologic samples, followed by a review of specific entities, but the new text does show some welcomed updating with formatting changes and some additions. …

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