Brief Article
Copyright ©2009 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 28, 2009; 15(48): 6096-6101
Published online Dec 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.6096
Figure 1
Figure 1 The sequential approach. 1False positive TBNA with ROSE; 2False negative TBNA with ROSE. CT: Computed tomography; TBNA: Transbronchial needle aspiration; ROSE: Rapid on-site cytopathological evaluation; NSCLC: Non-small cell lung cancer; EUS-FNA: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration.
Figure 2
Figure 2 The selective approach.
Figure 3
Figure 3 CT showing right paratracheal lymphadenopathy that was sampled by EUS-FNA.