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Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000357999
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. EBUS-TBNA allows lung cancer patients to be diagnosed and staged by obtaining a minimally invasive tissue sample. 2. EBUS-TBNA is advantageous not only because it is minimally invasive, but because it is safe, cost-effective, utilizes real-time image guidance, and provides...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358020
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. EBUS-TBNA can be performed under conscious sedation or general anesthesia. An 8.5-mm endotracheal tube is preferred with the balloon positioned just below the vocal cords to achieve greater degrees of freedom and better contact with the wall of the airway. 2. The easiest...
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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
10.1159/000358023
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. An important component of the success of EBUS-TBNA depends on proper specimen collection, triage, and processing. 2. Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) in EBUS-TBNA can provide feedback regarding adequacy of the specimen, improve the diagnostic yield, and allow...
Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358025
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. The approach to adequacy in EBUS-TBNA differs from CT-guided lung fine needle aspiration due to the higher cellularity of specimens, bronchial contamination, and the need to evaluate for both quantitative and qualitative diagnostic features. 2. Adequate lymph node EBUS-TBNA...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02397-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
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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
... in the central airway. The newest development is the convex EBUS-TBNA scope with a curvilinear electronic transducer on the tip of a flexible videoscope. Linear EBUS allows a real-time EBUS-guided TBNA. Although the main indication for EBUS-TBNA is lymph node staging, it can also be used for diagnosis...
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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
10.1159/000358034
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Bronchial contamination in EBUS-TBNA gives rise to specimens with high baseline cellularity, even in nondiagnostic samples, which can make interpretation and screening difficult. 2. Bronchial contamination, such as reactive or metaplastic bronchial epithelial cells, mucous...
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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: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358026
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Normal components in EBUS-TBNA include bronchial and tracheal tissue contamination, such as bronchial epithelial cells, reserve cells, goblet cells, squamous metaplastic cells, alveolar macrophages, mucus, cartilage, minor salivary gland-like tissue, and inflammatory cells...
Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358029
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Lung carcinomas are the most frequent cause of a positive EBUS-TBNA, with non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) being the most common (70%). Other subtypes of primary lung epithelial neoplasms seen in EBUS-TBNA include small-cell carcinoma, atypical carcinoid, large-cell...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358030
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. In EBUS-TBNA, metastatic carcinomas of nonpulmonary origin are less common than metastatic pulmonary carcinomas, but more common than lymphomas, sarcomas, and germ cell tumors in the mediastinum. 2. Careful attention devoted to clinical history and atypical morphology...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
10.1159/000358031
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. Nonepithelial neoplasms encountered in EBUS-TBNA specimens include non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloid sarcoma, plasma cell neoplasms, dendritic cell tumors, mesenchymal tumors, germ cell tumors, melanoma, and mesothelioma. 2. EBUS-TBNA can accurately diagnose...
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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: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
... disorders. Cancer Cytopathol 2011;119:118-126. 4. Van den Bussche C, Sathiyamoorthy S, Yarmus L: Endobronchial ultrasound-transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) provides high adequacy rates for diagnosis of hematologic neoplasms by cytology and flow cytometry. J Am Soc Cytopathol 2013;2(1S):S56...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
... nodes. Chest 2004;126:122-128. 8. Yasufuku K, Nakajima T, Motoori K, et al: Comparison of endobronchial ultrasound, positron emission tomography, and CT for lymph node staging of lung cancer. Chest 2006;130:710-718. 9. Yasufuku K: Chapter 8: EBUS-TBNA bronchoscopy; in Ernst A, Herth FJF (eds...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 37
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-8643-6
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8643-6
Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
... and histologic follow-up. Cancer Cytopathol 2014;122:23-32. 9. Yasufuku K, Nakajima T, Motoori K, et al: Comparison of endobronchial ultrasound, positron emission tomography, and CT for lymph node staging of lung cancer. Chest 2006;130:710-718. 10. Michaud GC: Chapter 3: basic principles of TBNA...