Transthoracic (percutaneous) fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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OBJECTIVE The present study was carried out to assess the utility of transthoracic (percutaneous) fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. DESIGN During a period of 6 years (1985-90), 202 ultrasound and computerized tomography (CT)-guided transthoracic FNA of pulmonary lesions were performed. Review of smears… (More)

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@article{Das1995TransthoracicF, title={Transthoracic (percutaneous) fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.}, author={Dipak Kumar Das and Chandra Shekhar Pant and Jyoti Pant and Pushpa Sodhani}, journal={Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease}, year={1995}, volume={76 1}, pages={84-9} }