A comparison of the diagnostic value of 19-gauge histology and 22-gauge cytology needles in bronchoscopy for the evaluation of endobronchial lesions


YILMAZEL UÇAR E. , MERAL M. , AKGÜN M. , ŞİPAL S. , KAYNAR H. , SAĞLAM L. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.41, no.3, pp.475-481, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1008-998
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.475-481

Abstract

Aim: To prospectively compare the sensitivity of Wang 22-gauge needle aspiration and 19-gauge needle aspiration with bronchial biopsy and determine whether there was difference between 22-gauge and 19-gauge needle aspirations in the diagnosis of endobronchial malignancies.