Endobronchial Ultrasound: An Atlas and Practical Guide

Hardcover | July 1, 2009

EditorArmin Ernst

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Endobronchial ultrasound has received explosive attention amongst pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and gastroenterologists and the procedure is increasingly being performed. Even though the technology has been in use for over 10 years, technical modifications have just recently lead to the ability for near ubiquitous use. The editors and contributors have all been active in the field for years, are well published and certainly are considered opinion leaders and well-traveled teachers, having offered many courses in bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound.

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Endobronchial ultrasound has received explosive attention amongst pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and gastroenterologists and the procedure is increasingly being performed. Even though the technology has been in use for over 10 years, technical modifications have just recently lead to the ability for near ubiquitous use. The editors ...

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It has been 25 years since the first reports on endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) began to appear in the medical literature. The technology involves placing an ultrasound transducer at the tip of an endoscope, which allows for ultrasound imaging to be performed from within the gastrointestinal (GI) lumen. It became quickly apparent that...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:167 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0.04 inPublished:July 1, 2009Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387094369

ISBN - 13:9780387094366

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Principles of ultrasound.- Relevant thoracic anatomy.- Basic principles of TBNA.- Staging principles in lung cancer.- Technique and anatomy of radial ultrasound.- Ultrasound for interventional procedures.- Ultrasound for peripheral lesions.- EBUS TBNA bronchoscopy.- Comparison of EUS and EBUS guided needle aspiration.- Ultrasound as a therapeutic instrument