Percutaneous Transthoracic Needle Biopsy (PTNB) is an accepted technique for the diagnosis of suspected intrathoracic malignancy and, although the appropriate indications have not been clearly defined yet, its use has rapidly expanded in the last years. The authors reviewed retrospectively their experience over one-year time biopsies and analyzed some controversies regarding this diagnostic procedure.

CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy in the diagnosis of chest tumours / L. Cattelani, F. Campodonico, M. Rusca, P. Solli, P. Carbognani, L. Spaggiari, H. M. Dal Corso. - In: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. - ISSN 0021-9509. - 38:5(1997 Oct), pp. 539-42-542.

CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy in the diagnosis of chest tumours

L. Spaggiari
Penultimo
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1997

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Percutaneous Transthoracic Needle Biopsy (PTNB) is an accepted technique for the diagnosis of suspected intrathoracic malignancy and, although the appropriate indications have not been clearly defined yet, its use has rapidly expanded in the last years. The authors reviewed retrospectively their experience over one-year time biopsies and analyzed some controversies regarding this diagnostic procedure.
Sensitivity and Specificity; Humans; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Aged; Predictive Value of Tests; Biopsy, Needle; Aged, 80 and over; Lung; Lung Neoplasms; Adult; Middle Aged; Radiography, Interventional; Female; Male
Settore MED/21 - Chirurgia Toracica
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