Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound: pitfalls, training and service issues

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Abstract

Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound is an evolving technology allowing real-time transbronchial needle aspiration used for lung cancer staging and diagnosis of cancer or unexplained mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathy. This article focuses on setting up a service, pitfalls and training issues.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)312-317
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume72
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • Biopsy, Fine-Needle
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Endosonography
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Lymphatic Diseases
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms
  • Mediastinum
  • Neoplasm Staging

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