Percutaneous Needle Biopsy of the Lung and Its Impact on Patient Management

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Percutaneous needle biopsy (PNB) of the lung is a commonly performed procedure, mainly used for the investigation of solitary pulmonary nodules. Developments in imaging, particularly computed tomography (CT), have enable accurate preliminary assessment and targeting of lesions. Improvements in needle design ensure the provision of diagnostic samples for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002680020388

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@article{Murphy2001PercutaneousNB, title={Percutaneous Needle Biopsy of the Lung and Its Impact on Patient Management}, author={Joseph M. Murphy and Fergus Gleeson and Christopher D. R. Flower}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2001}, volume={25}, pages={373-378} }