Combined use of transbronchial needle aspiration and PET/CT in mediastinal nodal staging of non small cell lung cancer


Uskul B. T. , Baysungur V., Aksoy F., Turan F. E. , Sevilgen G. , Turker H., ...More

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.4, no.1, pp.8-14, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-14

Abstract

Background and Aims: We evaluated the combined use of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) and integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the mediastinal staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).