Diagnostic evaluation of mediastinal lesions: Analysis of 144 cases

  title={Diagnostic evaluation of mediastinal lesions: Analysis of 144 cases},
  author={Ramakant Dixit and Narender Singh Shah and Mukesh Goyal and Chetan Basavaraj Patil and Mukesh Panjabi and Rakesh Chandra Gupta and Neeraj Kumar Gupta and Sabarigiri Vasan Harish},
  booktitle={Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society},
BACKGROUND Mediastinum is a "Pandora's box" with many neoplastic and nonneoplastic lesions. The purpose of this study was to analyze our institutional experience of mediastinal lesions on fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and/or biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was an analysis of 144 patients who had undergone ultrasound-guided FNAC and/or core biopsy for mediastinal lesions. RESULTS A total of 144 cases of suspected mediastinal masses were seen, and in 139 cases, tissue… CONTINUE READING