BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 5

Review Article

Comparison of Fine Needle Aspiration and Fine Needle Nonaspiration Cytology of Thyroid Nodules: A Meta-Analysis

Figure 5

Forest plots showing average scores of the five evaluation parameters for FNNAC and FNAC. (a) Background blood or clot, (b) degree of cellular trauma, (c) amount of cellular material, (d) degree of cellular degeneration, and (e) retention of appropriate architecture.