Risk of pneumothorax after fine needle aspiration of the breast: Italian experience of more than 200 000 aspirations

S. Catania, P. Veronesi, A. Marassi, A. Pluchinotta, A. Bono, S. Zurrida, C. Andreoli, A. Costa

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Abstract

A review of 201 000 fine needle aspirations of the breast from 48 Italian institutions has been performed to determine the frequency of iatrogenic pneumothorax. A total of 19 patients have suffered this complication giving an incidence of 0.01%. The presenting features and precautions which should be taken to avoid this complication are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-247
Number of pages2
JournalBreast
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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Risk of pneumothorax after fine needle aspiration of the breast : Italian experience of more than 200 000 aspirations. / Catania, S.; Veronesi, P.; Marassi, A.; Pluchinotta, A.; Bono, A.; Zurrida, S.; Andreoli, C.; Costa, A.

In: Breast, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1993, p. 246-247.

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Catania, S. ; Veronesi, P. ; Marassi, A. ; Pluchinotta, A. ; Bono, A. ; Zurrida, S. ; Andreoli, C. ; Costa, A. / Risk of pneumothorax after fine needle aspiration of the breast : Italian experience of more than 200 000 aspirations. In: Breast. 1993 ; Vol. 2, No. 4. pp. 246-247.
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