Papel de la toracoscopia en el manejo del nódulo pulmonar solitario

@inproceedings{lvarezTostado2003PapelDL,
  title={Papel de la toracoscopia en el manejo del n{\'o}dulo pulmonar solitario},
  author={At Roberto E {\'A}lvarez-Tostado and Javier A {\'A}lvarez-Tostado Ugarte},
  year={2003}
}
The solitary pulmonary nodule is a less than 3 cm lesion, unique and well defined. In 90% of the cases these are asymptomatic. Neoplasms and granulomas are the most common causes. Its evaluation must be organized and methodical, radiological studies may suggest malignancy, but in most cases a tissue diagnosis is required. Bronchoscopy has a 60% sensitivity for malignancy. Percutaneous lung needle aspiration biopsy has more than 90% of accuracy in malignant nodules and 18% in benign lesions… CONTINUE READING

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