An Early Comparison between Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Fine-needle Aspiration and Mediastinoscopy for Diagnosis of Mediastinal Malignancy

Serna, Dan L.; Aryan, Henry E.
October 1998
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1014
Academic Journal
Presents an assessment and comparison of mediastinoscopy with endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combined with fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy in evaluating mediastinal diseases. Histology of biopsied mediastinal masses in suspected bronchogenic carcinoma; Major weakness of both approaches; Accuracy of the technique.


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