Ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of metastases in nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes in lung cancer patients


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KENDIRLINAN R., OZKAN G., Bayram M. , Bakan N. D. , TUTAR M., GUR A., ...More

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.6, no.4, pp.220-225, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/2049-6958-6-4-220
  • Title of Journal : MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.220-225

Abstract

Background and objectives: To assess frequency and significance of enlarged nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes with routine ultrasound (US) evaluation and US-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) for the diagnosis and staging of patients with lung cancer.