Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 20th, 2005
"Physicians increasingly use transthoracic US as an aid for diagnostic procedures. At the bedside, US helps to visualize neoplasms in the chest wall, pleura, peripheral lung, and anterior mediastinum involving or abutting the pleura," scientists reported in the journal Diagnostic Cytopathology.
"Histology specimens from cutting-needle biopsies have been shown to be safe and effective. This prospective study determined the yield and safety of US-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) as a first-line bedside investigation," explained P. Schubert...
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