Transbronchial needle aspiration “by the books”

  title={Transbronchial needle aspiration “by the books”},
  author={Elif Kupeli and Leyla Memiş and Tuğce Sahin Ozdemirel and Gaye Ulubay and Şule Akçay and Fusun Oner Eyuboglu},
  booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine},
BACKGROUND Training for advanced bronchoscopic procedures is acquired during the interventional pulmonology (IP) Fellowship. Unfortunately a number of such programs are small, limiting dissemination of formal training. OBJECTIVE We studied success of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (C-TBNA) in the hands of physicians without formal IP… CONTINUE READING