Computed tomography guided percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology in chest masses.

@article{Basnet2008ComputedTG,
  title={Computed tomography guided percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology in chest masses.},
  author={Sudha Basnet and Guna Bahadur Thapa and Ravi Shahi and Medhavi Shrestha and Rajesh Panth},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 171},
  pages={123-7}
}
A retrospective, hospital based descriptive study was done to know the pathological spectrum of thoracic lesions and to correlate the radiological findings with cytological findings obtained from computed tomography guided percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration of chest mass. The clinical, radiological and cytological data of 100 patients were studied who underwent CT guided FNAC from May, 2004 to May, 2007. Diagnostic accuracy of FNAC is 82%. Cytological examination showed that 51… CONTINUE READING