Patient satisfaction during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration performed under conscious sedation.

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BACKGROUND Mediastinal and hilar lymph node evaluation with endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is being performed with increasing frequency. Original reports described performance under general anesthesia. Patient satisfaction is an important determinant of whether EBUS-TBNA may be performed under conscious sedation… (More)

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@article{Steinfort2010PatientSD, title={Patient satisfaction during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration performed under conscious sedation.}, author={Daniel P Steinfort and Louis B. Irving}, journal={Respiratory care}, year={2010}, volume={55 6}, pages={702-6} }