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Table 2 Procedure details

From: Diagnostic value of endobronchial and endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for accessible lung cancer lesions after non-diagnostic conventional techniques: a prospective study

Procedure details
Mean time (range) 35.5 min (21-65 min)
Punctured location  
  Left lung mass  
   Esophagus 16
   Left upper lobe bronchus 8
   Left lower lobe bronchus 10
  Right lung mass  
   Trachea 12
   Right main bronchus 9
   Right upper lobe bronchus 8
   Bronchus intermidius 4
   Right middle lobe bronchus 3
   Right lower lobe bronchus 8
   Esophagus 11
  Central pulmonary mass 12
Peripheral lesion with PET + lymph nodes  
  Total lymph nodes punctured 69
   Right paratracheal superior (2R) 2
   Left paratracheal superior (2 L) 3
   Right paratracheal inferior (4R) 15
   Left paratracheal inferior (4 L) 9
   Subcarinal (7) 23
   Paraesophageal (8) 2
   Right hilar (10R) 6
   Left hilar (10 L) 7
   Interlobar right (11R) 2
Aspirations per lesion (mean, range) 5.4 (4–9)
Complications 0