The results of computed tomography guided tru-cut transthoracic biopsy: complications and related risk factors

Besir F. H. , Altin R., Kart L., Akkoyunlu M. , Ozdemir H., Ornek T., ...Daha Fazla

WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, cilt.123, ss.79-82, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 123
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00508-011-1538-y
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.79-82


Introduction: Transthoracic biopsy (TTB) is a well-defined and effective method used for pathologic sampling in the diagnosis of the pulmonary lesions. It is less invasive in comparison to surgical procedures. In addition, diagnostic rate of tru-cut biopsy is higher than that of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) especially for benign lesions. In this study, we presented tru-cut transthoracic biopsy (TTB) procedure results and the frequency of TTB complications with related risk factors.