[Combination of narrow band imaging (NBI) and autofluorescence bronchoscopy (AFB) in the assessment of central lung cancer].

@article{Chen2014CombinationON,
  title={[Combination of narrow band imaging (NBI) and autofluorescence bronchoscopy (AFB) in the assessment of central lung cancer].},
  author={Zhongbo Chen and Yiming Yu and Shifang Sun and Hongying Ma and Qiao-li Zhang and Dan Lyu and Bijiong Wang and Liming Niu and Chao Cao and Qunli Ding and Zaichun Deng},
  journal={Zhonghua jie he he hu xi za zhi = Zhonghua jiehe he huxi zazhi = Chinese journal of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={184-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the diagnostic value of narrow-band imaging(NBI) in the diagnosis of central lung cancer. METHODS Patients (n = 153) suspected of having lung cancer underwent white light bronchoscopy(WLB), NBI and autofluorescence bronchoscopy(AFB) in turn. At least 3 biopsies in each case were taken from sites visualized as lesions. The sensitivity… CONTINUE READING