Fattori di rischio per le complicanze delle biopsie polmonari TC-guidate

Translated title of the contribution: Risk factors for complications of CT-guided lung biopsies

S. Rizzo, L. Preda, S. Raimondi, S. Meroni, M. Belmonte, L. Monfardini, G. Veronesi, M. Bellomi

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Purpose: This study assessed the risk factors for pneumothorax and intrapulmonary haemorrhage after computed tomography (CT)-guided lung biopsies. Materials and methods: CT-guided lung biopsies performed between January 2007 and July 2008 were retrospectively evaluated to select the study cohort. Whenever possible, emphysema was quantified by using dedicated software. Features related to the patient, the lesion and the needle and its intrapulmonary path were recorded, along with the pathology findings and operators' experience. The occurrence of pneumothorax and parenchymal haemorrhage was recorded. Univariate and multivariate statistical analyses were performed to assess the association between risk factors and complications. P values

Translated title of the contributionRisk factors for complications of CT-guided lung biopsies
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)548-563
Number of pages16
JournalRadiologia Medica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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