The direct approach to posterior mediastinal masses by fine-needle biopsy.

@article{Sinner1985TheDA,
  title={The direct approach to posterior mediastinal masses by fine-needle biopsy.},
  author={Walter von Sinner},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={1985},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={187-92}
}
Fine-needle biopsy (FNB) is helpful in establishing an accurate cyto-histopathologic diagnosis of posterior mediastinal masses, which, on conventional radiography and with other imaging methods, may remain unclear. By doing so it initiates adequate patient management and therapy in the interest of improved prospects of cure. FNB was carried out in 55 patients with a wide variety of posterior mediastinal masses. The technique included percutaneous transthoracic FNB by a direct approach as well… CONTINUE READING