Diagnostic yield of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration biopsy (C-TBNA) without an on-site cytopathologist: Experience of 363 procedures in 219 patients


Ozturk O. , SANDAL A. , KARAHAN S. , Er B. , Onder S., KÖKSAL D. , ...Daha Fazla

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, cilt.64, ss.137-143, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 64 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5578/tt.10905
  • Dergi Adı: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.137-143

Özet

Introduction: Conventional transbronchial needle aspiration biopsy (C-TBNA) is a technique in evaluating mediastinal/hilar lymph nodes (LN). We aimed to investigate diagnostic yield (DY) and safety of C-TBNAs performed in a single university clinic.