Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Jun 19. Epub 2021 Jun 19.
Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, CHUM Endoscopic Tracheobronchial and Oesophageal Center (CETOC), University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:
To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) and Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA) in the diagnosis of lymphoma. A retrospective analysis of patients with suspected mediastinal lymphoproliferative disorders who underwent EBUS-TBNA, EUS-FNA or combined procedures from 2009 to 2019 was conducted using a prospectively maintained interventional thoracic endoscopy database. Demographic data, imaging, needle size, surgical biopsy, complications rate and pathology reports were reviewed. Read More