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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Bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound for diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.
Test performance of endobronchial ultrasound and transbronchial needle aspiration biopsy for mediastinal staging in patients with lung cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Complications with endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath for the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions.
Then the accessories such as biopsy forceps, transbronchial aspiration needle and endobronchial brush or endobronchial ultrasound probe can be inserted via EWC for either further confirmation or to obtain a tissue specimen.
The outer diameter is a limiting factor which means convex probe endobronchial ultrasound (CP-EBUS) can only be inserted as far as the upper lobar bronchi and lower lobar basal segmental bronchi.
Routine cytology 98 128 EBUS TBNA 93 46 EUS or EBUS FNA 77 35 FNA, PL, BAL, BW 67 18 Specimen Type Source, y Routine cytology Rekhtman et al, (22) 2011 EBUS TBNA Nakajima et al, (29) 2007 (2) EUS or EBUS FNA Schuurbiers et al, (30) 2010 FNA, PL, BAL, BW Smouse et al, (31) 2009 Abbreviations: BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage;BW, bronchial washing; EBUS, endobronchial ultrasound guided; EUS, transesophageal ultrasound guided; FNA, fine-needle aspiration; PL, pleural fluids; TBNA, transbronchial needle aspiration.
Endobronchial ultrasound and EUS offer a safer, nonsurgical approach to evaluation of the mediastinum in this setting.
d) optional 1x additional longitudinal endobronchial ultrasound endoscope
1 Wideobronchoskop of endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) - 1 set.
To the Editor: Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) has been utilized as a useful noninvasive diagnostic tool for mediastinal lymph nodes or masses.