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Thoracic Biopsy
Brandt C. Wible, MD; Ashraf Thabet, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Preprocedure

    • Procedure

      • Post Procedure

        • Outcomes

          PREPROCEDURE

          • Indications

            • Contraindications

              • Preprocedure Imaging

                • Getting Started

                  PROCEDURE

                  • Procedure Steps

                    • Findings and Reporting

                      • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                        POST PROCEDURE

                        • Things to Do

                          OUTCOMES

                          • Problems

                            • Complications

                              • Expected Outcomes

                                Selected References

                                1. Marshall D et al: The changing face of percutaneous image-guided biopsy: molecular profiling and genomic analysis in current practice. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 24(8):1094-103, 2013
                                2. Winokur RS et al: Percutaneous lung biopsy: technique, efficacy, and complications. Semin Intervent Radiol. 30(2):121-7, 2013
                                3. Lorenz JM: Updates in percutaneous lung biopsy: new indications, techniques and controversies. Semin Intervent Radiol. 29(4):319-24, 2012
                                4. Fassina A et al: Role and accuracy of rapid on-site evaluation of CT-guided fine needle aspiration cytology of lung nodules. Cytopathology. 22(5):306-12, 2011
                                5. Kim GR et al: CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy versus conventional CT-guided lung biopsy: a prospective controlled study to assess radiation doses and diagnostic performance. Eur Radiol. 21(2):232-9, 2011
                                6. Gupta S et al: Quality improvement guidelines for percutaneous needle biopsy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 21(7):969-75, 2010
                                7. Priola AM et al: Diagnostic accuracy and complication rate of CT-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of lung lesions: a study based on the experience of the cytopathologist. Acta Radiol. 51(5):527-33, 2010
                                8. Ohno Y et al: CT-guided transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy of small (< or = 20 mm) solitary pulmonary nodules. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 180(6):1665-9, 2003
                                9. Ko JP et al: Factors influencing pneumothorax rate at lung biopsy: are dwell time and angle of pleural puncture contributing factors? Radiology. 218(2):491-6, 2001
                                10. Klein JS et al: Transthoracic needle biopsy. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(2):235-66, vii, 2000
                                11. Yang PC: Ultrasound-guided transthoracic biopsy of the chest. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(2):323-43, 2000
                                12. Boiselle PM et al: Routine addition of an automated biopsy device to fine-needle aspiration of the lung: a prospective assessment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 169(3):661-6, 1997
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Preprocedure

                                  • Procedure

                                    • Post Procedure

                                      • Outcomes

                                        PREPROCEDURE

                                        • Indications

                                          • Contraindications

                                            • Preprocedure Imaging

                                              • Getting Started

                                                PROCEDURE

                                                • Procedure Steps

                                                  • Findings and Reporting

                                                    • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                      POST PROCEDURE

                                                      • Things to Do

                                                        OUTCOMES

                                                        • Problems

                                                          • Complications

                                                            • Expected Outcomes

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Marshall D et al: The changing face of percutaneous image-guided biopsy: molecular profiling and genomic analysis in current practice. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 24(8):1094-103, 2013
                                                              2. Winokur RS et al: Percutaneous lung biopsy: technique, efficacy, and complications. Semin Intervent Radiol. 30(2):121-7, 2013
                                                              3. Lorenz JM: Updates in percutaneous lung biopsy: new indications, techniques and controversies. Semin Intervent Radiol. 29(4):319-24, 2012
                                                              4. Fassina A et al: Role and accuracy of rapid on-site evaluation of CT-guided fine needle aspiration cytology of lung nodules. Cytopathology. 22(5):306-12, 2011
                                                              5. Kim GR et al: CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy versus conventional CT-guided lung biopsy: a prospective controlled study to assess radiation doses and diagnostic performance. Eur Radiol. 21(2):232-9, 2011
                                                              6. Gupta S et al: Quality improvement guidelines for percutaneous needle biopsy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 21(7):969-75, 2010
                                                              7. Priola AM et al: Diagnostic accuracy and complication rate of CT-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of lung lesions: a study based on the experience of the cytopathologist. Acta Radiol. 51(5):527-33, 2010
                                                              8. Ohno Y et al: CT-guided transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy of small (< or = 20 mm) solitary pulmonary nodules. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 180(6):1665-9, 2003
                                                              9. Ko JP et al: Factors influencing pneumothorax rate at lung biopsy: are dwell time and angle of pleural puncture contributing factors? Radiology. 218(2):491-6, 2001
                                                              10. Klein JS et al: Transthoracic needle biopsy. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(2):235-66, vii, 2000
                                                              11. Yang PC: Ultrasound-guided transthoracic biopsy of the chest. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(2):323-43, 2000
                                                              12. Boiselle PM et al: Routine addition of an automated biopsy device to fine-needle aspiration of the lung: a prospective assessment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 169(3):661-6, 1997