Hungarian Radiology

[Endobronchial ultrasonography in the diagnosis of pulmonary and mediastinal malignancies]

MORÓCZ Éva, STRAUSZ János

APRIL 20, 2004

Hungarian Radiology - 2004;78(02)

[Endobronchial ultrasonography can be performed during conventional bronchofiberoscopy. The main indications are intrathoracic malignancies. Endobronchial ultrasonography has a great signficance in the diagnosis of mediastinal and lung processes and in staging of lung cancer. Endobronchial ultrasound is superior to computed tomography in evaluation of the disorders of tracheal and bronchial wall. The summary about this new modality is based on the international references and the authors’s own experiences.]

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