Endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsies for mediastinal lesions and lymph node diagnosis and staging

@inproceedings{Ardengh2011EndoscopicUB,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsies for mediastinal lesions and lymph node diagnosis and staging},
  author={Jos{\'e} Celso Ardengh and Ricardo Helbert Bammann and Matheus de Giovani and Filadelfio Euclydes Venco and Artur Adolfo Parada},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES To disseminate transesophageal ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) as an alternative to investigate mediastinal tumoral lesions because it is an underused modality that has been available in Brazil for more than 15 years. METHODS Descriptive analysis of a single endoscopy service's experience since 1997 in the accomplishment of… CONTINUE READING