Transthoracic Needle Biopsy

Known as: TTNA, TTNB, Transthoracic Needle Aspiration Biopsy 
A diagnostic procedure in which a needle is inserted in the thoracic cavity to detect lesions of the pleura, lung parenchyma, or mediastinum.
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2013
2013
Transthoracic needle lung biopsy is a commonly performed diagnostic procedure for pulmonary nodules and masses. To make an… (More)
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2011
2011
Transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) is integral in the diagnosis and treatment of many thoracic diseases, and is an important… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of combined fluoroscopy- and CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy… (More)
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2009
2009
A percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy is a common procedure in the practice of pulmonology. An air embolism is a rare but… (More)
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2006
2006
Air embolism is a rare but potentially fatal complication of percutaneous needle biopsy of the lung. We report a case of cerebral… (More)
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2004
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the incidence and clinical significance of delayed pneumothorax, and to analyze the influence of… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE To determine the safety of early discharge (30 minutes) after transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) of the lung. MATERIALS… (More)
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2000
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2000
Transthoracic needle biopsy (TNB) has emerged as the semi-invasive technique of choice for the diagnosis of localized… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of computed tomographic (CT) fluoroscopy-guided transthoracic… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Positron emission tomography (PET) utilizing 2-[fluorine-18]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) has been… (More)
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