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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