This high-yield reference book focuses on the clinical, technical, and pathological aspects of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). Its reviews cover all aspects of EBUS-TBNA, including the clinical perspective, technical aspects of the procedure, and cytomorphology of common and uncommon entities, as well as highlights diagnostic challenges. Each chapter features a multitude of full-color high-resolution images and includes key references to the current literature in the field. Additionally, reference tables and informative figures highlight the salient points. The book is unique in that it is written by experienced thoracic surgeons, pulmonary medicine physicians, and cytopathologists who use EBUS-TBNA in a large medical center.
This publication is of interest to individuals learning and practicing cytopathology, in addition to clinicians practicing pulmonary/thoracic medicine or surgery. In short, it provides important pearls of wisdom to create a comprehensive reference for all physicians involved with EBUS-TBNA.