Published in Cancer Weekly, January 3rd, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Thorax, "The reported accuracy of TBNA for mediastinal staging in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) varies widely. We performed a meta-analysis to estimate the accuracy of TBNA for mediastinal staging in NSCLC. Medline, Embase, and the bibliographies of retrieved articles were searched for studies evaluating TBNA accuracy with no language restriction."
"Meta-analytical methods were used to construct summary receiver-operating characteristic curves and to pool...
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