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Title: The role of conventional bronchoscopy in the workup of suspicious CT scan screen-detected pulmonary nodules
Authors: van 't Westeinde, Susan C ×
Horeweg, Nanda
Vernhout, René M
Groen, Harry J M
Lammers, Jan-Willem J
Weenink, Carla
Nackaerts, Kristiaan
Oudkerk, Matthijs
Mali, Willem
Thunnissen, Frederik B
de Koning, Harry J
van Klaveren, Rob J #
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Publisher: American College of Chest Physicians
Series Title: Chest vol:142 issue:2 pages:377-84
Abstract: Up to 50% of the participants in CT scan lung cancer screening trials have at least one pulmonary nodule. To date, the role of conventional bronchoscopy in the workup of suspicious screen-detected pulmonary nodules is unknown. If a bronchoscopic evaluation could be eliminated, the cost-effectiveness of a screening program could be enhanced and the potential harms of bronchoscopy avoided.
ISSN: 0012-3692
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Pneumology
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