pleural needle biopsy

pleural needle biopsy

A biopsy with a needle under local anesthesia to obtain a small sample of pleural tissue for LM Diagnoses CA–metastatic or 1º–eg, mesothelioma; infection–TB, fungal, viral, bacterial, collagen vascular disease Complications Pneumothorax, internal bleeding
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Specific tests such as cholesterol, triglyceride, rheumatologic markers, Adenosine deaminase activity (ADA), and percutaneous pleural needle biopsy using Abrams pleural biopsy needle were performed in cases where it was necessary for definite diagnosis.
Medical thoracoscopy vs CT scan-guided Abrams pleural needle biopsy for diagnosis of patients with pleural effusions: A randomized, controlled trial.
Pleural needle biopsy in diagnosis of pleural effusion.
A pleural needle biopsy was obtained 2 days after the initial thoracentesis, and the diagnosis of PTLD, monomorphic type was suggested.