Thoracoscopic needle aspiration biopsy for a centrally located solitary pulmonary nodule

Ho Kyung Sung, Hyun Koo Kim, Young Ho Choi

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Abstract

Thoracoscopic needle aspiration is a good alternative for a centrally-located solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) suspected of being lung cancer without severe pleural adhesion. The authors report the technique of thoracoscopic needle aspiration biopsy in a SPN just in the medial aspect of the truncus anterior pulmonary artery and the right upper lobe bronchus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)316-318
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Sep 27

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Keywords

  • Biopsy, needle
  • Lung neoplasms
  • Solitary pulmonary nodule
  • Thoracoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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