Role of Esophageal Endosonography in the Diagnosis of Mediastinal Lesions


Kurt M., Oguz D., Onal I., Kekilli M., Oztas E., Turhan N., ...More

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.12, no.2, pp.62-66, 2011 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ttd.2011.14
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.62-66
  • Keywords: Endosonography, mediastinum, lymphadenopathy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, diagnosis
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To share our experience in the patients with mediastinal lesions who were admitted to our clinics for endosonography-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNA) and to emphasize the contribution of EUS-FNA to the diagnostic algorithm in these patients.