Comparison of Diagnostic Yield and Safety between Semirigid Pleuroscopic Cryobiopsy and Forceps Biopsy for Undiagnosed Pleural Effusion

Chung Shu Lee, Shih Hong Li, Chih Hao Chang, Fu Tsai Chung, Li Chung Chiu, Chun Liang Chou, Chih Wei Wang, Shu Min Lin

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Abstract

For undiagnosed pleural effusion, diagnostic yields and safety were similar between pleuroscopic cryobiopsy and forceps biopsy, but cryobiopsy obtained a larger pleural tissue sample than forceps biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5490896
JournalCanadian Respiratory Journal
Volume2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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