EBUS-TBNA for the clarification of PET positive intra-thoracic lymph nodes-an international multi-centre experience.

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INTRODUCTION To determine the sensitivity and accuracy of endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for clarification of the nature of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG) positive hilar and/or mediastinal lymph nodes in patients with (suspected) lung cancer. METHODS All consecutive patients who had… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181914357

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@article{Rintoul2009EBUSTBNAFT, title={EBUS-TBNA for the clarification of PET positive intra-thoracic lymph nodes-an international multi-centre experience.}, author={Robert C Rintoul and Kurt G. Tournoy and Hesham El Daly and Nicholas R. Carroll and Robert C Buttery and Klaas W. van Kralingen and Jan P A M van Meerbeeck and Klaus Friedrich Rabe and Jouke Tabe Annema}, journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer}, year={2009}, volume={4 1}, pages={44-8} }