A rare complication of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: Pericardial empyema


SAYAN M. , Arpag H.

LUNG INDIA, cilt.36, sa.2, ss.154-156, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)-guided transbronchial biopsy procedure is widely used for the diagnosis of mediastinal lymphadenopathy. It is a safe method and the complication rate of procedure is <1%. Rarely, the fatal complications may develop after the intervention. Here, we present a case of pericardial empyema occurred as a complication of EBUS-guided transbronchial biopsy procedure