Endoscopic Cryotherapy of Lung and Bronchial Tumors: A Systematic Review

  title={Endoscopic Cryotherapy of Lung and Bronchial Tumors: A Systematic Review},
  author={Seon-heui Lee and Won-Jung Choi and Sook-whan Sung and Young Kyoon Kim and Chi-Hong Kim and Jae-il Zo and Kwang-Joo Park},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
BACKGROUND/AIMS We made a systematic review and evaluation of endoscopic cryotherapy of endobronchial tumors, investigating safety and efficacy. METHODS Qualified studies regarding endoscopic cryotherapy of lung tumors were systemically evaluated using available databases according to predefined criteria. RESULTS In total, 16 publications were included in the final assessment. A narrative synthesis was performed because a formal meta-analysis was not viable due to the lack of controlled… CONTINUE READING


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