Transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy (TNAB) is the procedure of choice for the diagnosis of focal pulmonary processes. TNAB can identify the entire spectrum of focal benign or malignant disease. Technique-dependent factors and the underlying pathologic processes that affect the diagnostic yield of TNAB are reviewed.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine