Endobronchial ultrasound for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.

@article{Gomez2009EndobronchialUF,
  title={Endobronchial ultrasound for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.},
  author={Mario Gomez and Gerard A. Silvestri},
  journal={Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={180-6}
}
The diagnosis of indeterminate mediastinal lymph nodes, masses, and peripheral pulmonary nodules constitutes a significant challenge. Options for tissue diagnoses include computed tomography-guided percutaneous biopsy, transbronchial fine-needle aspiration, mediastinoscopy, left anterior mediastinotomy, or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery; however… CONTINUE READING