EBUS-TBNA for the diagnosis of central parenchymal lung lesions not visible at routine bronchoscopy.


BACKGROUND Obtaining a tissue diagnosis of malignancy is challenging in patients with suspected lung cancer presenting with centrally located intrapulmonary masses. OBJECTIVE (1) To evaluate the yield of endobronchial ultrasound with real-time guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for diagnosing centrally located lesions after a non… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2008.04.004


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