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OBJECTIVE. To evaluate sensitivity and specificity of EBUS-TBNA for aspiration biopsy mediastinal lymphadenopathy.
MATERIALS AND METHODS. A total of 150 patients were studied: the mediastinal lymph node was range 0.5-5.0 cm. under EBUS-TBNA. RESULTS. The sensitivity was 97%.
CONCLUSION. Given the high sensitivity, we conclude EBUS-TBNA may benefit the current diagnosis and staging of cancer.
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