Published in Medical Imaging Law Weekly, February 14th, 2006
"The aim of our study was to compare the diagnostic yield of two bronchoscopic procedures: EBUS-TBB and transbronchial biopsy (TBB) in peripheral pulmonary lesions," scientists writing in the journal Chest reported.
"We examined 799 patients with peripheral lung lesions using bronchoscopy. Patients who could undergo a complete clinical diagnostic follow-up (n=293) were enrolled in the study and randomly assigned to EBUS-TBB or TBB. We performed these two procedures on 221 patients (97 EBUS-TBB and 124 TBB). Patients in whom...
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