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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358019
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Anatomic structures in the mediastinum are accessible by a variety of sampling techniques. 2. Accurate diagnosis and staging of enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes remains critical to lung cancer treatment planning. 3. EBUS-TBNA provides safe access to mediastinal lymph...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262463
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... Abstract The role of systematic mediastinal lymph node dissection in the staging and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the subject of ongoing debate. Surgical practice varies from simple visual inspection of the unopened mediastinum to radical, systematic lymphadenectomy of all...
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Published: 26 November 1984
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-04909-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-04909-1
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358018
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy has historically been evaluated with mediastinoscopy, but EBUS-TBNA presents a minimally invasive alternative. 2. Primary surgical resection of patients with non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) is generally contraindicated when the tumor involves...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262461
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... Abstract Background: Mediastinal lymphadenectomy is usually performed at thoracotomy together with lung resection. It is a prerequisite for accurate nodal staging and has an impact on survival. Methods: VAMLA (video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy) dissection is guided...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 37
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/000210409
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8643-6
... Abstract Mediastinal abnormalities are often discovered by radiological techniques. Clinical symptoms are usually unspecific; mediastinal lymphadenopathy, for example, is a frequent finding in inflammatory and neoplastic diseases. Both, acute and chronic inflammation of organs often leads...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262460
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... of intrapulmonary tumors, of unknown hilar and/or mediastinal lymphadenopathy, and of mediastinal tumors. To date, there are no reports of complications related to EBUS-guided TBNA. It is a novel approach that has a good diagnostic yield with excellent potential in assisting safe and accurate diagnostic...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
... A: False-positivity of mediastinal lymph nodes has negative effect on survival in potentially resectable non-small cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012;41:874-879. 3. Pearson FG: Mediastinoscopy: a method of biopsy in the superior mediastinum. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1965:49:11-21. 4...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358022
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. EBUS-TBNA is a diagnostic modality that can help provide pathological sampling of lung or mediastinal lesions to determine if a tumor is present, what type of tumor it is, and to decide if additional sampling is required. 2. The main indications for EBUS-TBNA include...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358033
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Thymic lesions and neoplasms are important to include in the differential diagnosis of any anterior mediastinal mass. To date, limited reports have documented the role and accuracy of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosing tumors of the thymus. 2. Thymic cysts are included...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 37
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/000210419
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8643-6
... aspiration (TBNA) has been established by many authors. The radial probe EBUS-guided TBNA has increased the yield of TBNA of mediastinal lymph nodes. However it was still not a real-time procedure with target visualization. To overcome these problems, a new convex probe endobronchial ultrasound (CP-EBUS...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...References References 1. Iskender I, Kadioglu SZ, Cosgun T, Kapicibasi HO, Sagiroglu G, Kosar A, Kir A: False-positivity of mediastinal lymph nodes has negative effect on survival in potentially resectable non-small cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012;41:874-879. 2. Feller...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
...References References 1. Ferlay J, Bray F, Pisani P, et al: GLOBOCAN 2002: Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. IARC Cancer Base No. 5 version 2.0. Lyon, IARC Press, 2004; 2. Kramer H, Groen HJM: Current concepts in the mediastinal lymph node staging of non-small cell...