Morbidity and mortality of surgical lung biopsy in the diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia


ÇİLLİ A., Kocaturk C., TERTEMİZ K. C., Kalafat C. E., HANTA İ., Odemis A., ...More

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.91, no.3, pp.298-303, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ans.16681
  • Journal Name: ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.298-303
  • Keywords: surgical lung, usual interstitial pneumonia, video&#8208, assisted thoracoscopic surgery
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Histology represents the major source of information to define a usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) pattern. However, the procedure is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate morbidity and mortality of surgical lung biopsy (SLB) in diagnosing UIP.