Diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions (PPLs) by endobronchial ultrasonography, with guide sheath transbronchial biopsy

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Sawang Saenghirunvattana, MD
Surapol Israpaibool, MD
Chana Buakham, MD
Noriaki Kurimoto, MD

Abstract

OBJECTIVE. To study the effectiveness of Endobronchial Ultrasonography (EBUS) with Guide Sheath (GS) in detecting peripheral lung lesions.


MATERIALS AND METHODS. Between January and March 2011, 8 patients gave their informed consent to EBUS with GS being performed.


RESULTS. In 7 patients (87.5%) EBUS detected the PPLs.


CONCLUSION. EBUS is a useful and accurate tool for diagnosis of PPL.

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Saenghirunvattana S, Israpaibool S, Buakham C, Kurimoto N. Diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions (PPLs) by endobronchial ultrasonography, with guide sheath transbronchial biopsy. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2011Sep.20 [cited 2020Sep.24];2(1):16. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bkkmedj/article/view/217711
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