Combination of tissue biopsy and fine needle aspiration cytology reduces false negativity of mediastinoscopy for non-small cell lung cancer


BAYRAM A. S. , Dulger H., Balaban S. A. , Erol M. M. , Aygun M., YERCİ Ö., ...More

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.20, no.2, pp.295-299, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.056
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.295-299

Abstract

Background: This study aims to compare tissue biopsy with fine needle aspiration (FNA) and investigate whether the combination reduces false negativity of mediastinoscopy.