Fine needle aspiration biopsy versus sputum and bronchial material in the diagnosis of lung cancer. A comparative study of 168 patients.

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A group of 168 consecutive lung cancer patients in whom a definitive diagnosis of primary lung cancer was established either in a conventional cytologic specimen of sputum or bronchial material or in a specimen obtained by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy was reviewed to compare the relative accuracies between the modalities of sputum and bronchial… (More)

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@article{Johnston1988FineNA, title={Fine needle aspiration biopsy versus sputum and bronchial material in the diagnosis of lung cancer. A comparative study of 168 patients.}, author={William W. Johnston}, journal={Acta cytologica}, year={1988}, volume={32 5}, pages={641-6} }