Interventional procedures used for diagnosing and treating lung cancer

Jonathan G. Reed, Sanford A. Rubin, Vicki J. Schnadig

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In recent years interventional radiology has played an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. Useful interventional procedures include biopsy techniques, direct infusion of chemotherapeutic agents into neoplasms, and a number of palliative procedures. The article reviews the indications, contraindications, techniques, and complications of these procedures with emphasis on some of the newer procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-56
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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