The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology: early review of the literature reveals successes and rare shortcomings

Morgan L. Cowan, Christopher VandenBussche

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The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology (TPS) provides recommendations for the diagnosis of urinary tract cytology (UTC) specimens and has found acceptance on an international level. Since the official release of TPS in 2016, numerous research studies have been published analyzing its impact. This review summarizes the studies published since the release of TPS, highlighting areas in which TPS has performed well and other areas in which TPS may need improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of the American Society of Cytopathology
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018



  • Bladder cancer
  • The Paris system for reporting urinary cytology
  • Urine
  • Urothelial carcinoma
  • Urothelial neoplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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