endobronchial ultrasound


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endobronchial ultrasound

Abbreviation: EBUS
The use of ultrasonic transducers carried within a bronchoscope to evaluate tissues in or adjacent to the trachea and bronchi. EBUS can be used to identify solid masses to be biopsied. It helps distinguish solid masses, which may be malignant, from blood vessels such as the aorta or pulmonary arteries, which should not be penetrated with a biopsy needle.
See also: ultrasound
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Cytology Specimen Types and Collection Techniques Based on Location of the Lesion Specimen Type and Collection Technique Site of Lesion Sputum, BW, BB Proximal mucosal lesion TBNA or transtracheal Proximal submucosal lesion FNA with (EBUS) or Peribronchial, tracheal, without guidance carinal lesion Mediastinal lesion TTNA, BB, BAL Peripherally located parenchymal lesion Abbreviations: BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; BB, bronchial brushing; BW, bronchial washing; EBUS, endobronchial ultrasound; FNA, fine-needle aspiration; TBNA, transbronchial needle aspiration; TTNA, transthoracic needle aspiration.
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