Transbronchial Needle Aspiration for Cytology and Histology Specimens

Ko Pen Wang, Atul C. Mehta, J. Francis Turner

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFlexible Bronchoscopy
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781405175876
StatePublished - Jan 5 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Diagnostic cytology specimens, in bronchogenic carcinoma
  • Modification to MW series, SW-121, 221, and 521
  • Original Wang TBNA needles, as types IB, IIB, IIIB
  • Relationship, tracheobronchial tree and mediastinal, vascular structures
  • Rigid bronchoscope, needle aspiration with needles
  • TBNA, and understanding sensitivity, specificity of technique itself
  • TBNA, for cytology, histology specimens
  • TBNA, for intraluminal masses, necrotic, submucosal lesions
  • TBNA, staging of bronchogenic carcinoma
  • Wang TBNA staging system, for mediastinum, hilar lymph nodes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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