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Table 6 Imprint and histopathological examination (HPE) in the thoracoscopic group

From: Role of imprint cytology in thoracic endoscopy suite

  HPE+ HPE−
Imprint cytology + 18 0
Imprint cytology − 1 4
Total (23) 19 4
Final diagnosis Metastatic adenocarcinoma, 16 (84.21%) Tuberculous pleurisy, 3 (15.78%)
Mesothelioma, 3(15.78%) Pleural lipomatosis, 1 (4.34%)