endobronchial ultrasonography(redirected from EBUS)
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endobronchial ultrasonographyAbbreviation: EBUS
The fitting of a bronchoscope with an ultrasound transducer to identify masses adjacent to the bronchi. EBUS has been used to improve the diagnostic yield of transbronchial lung biopsies and needle aspiration in patients suspected of having lung cancer and sarcoidosis.
See also: ultrasonography