Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in an unselected cohort.

BACKGROUND Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) with transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) is widely used as a diagnostic tool. The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and diagnostic accuracy of EBUS-TBNA for detecting malignant cells or sarcoidosis in mediastinal, hilar, and lobar lymph nodes. METHODS A retrospective chart review was made on… (More)