5. Tips and Difficulties in EBUS-TBNA

  1. Noriaki Kurimoto MD, PhD Professor of Chest Surgery1,
  2. David I. K. Fielding MB, BS, FRACP, MD Director of Bronchology2 and
  3. Ali I. Musani MD, FCCP, FACP Associate Professor Director3,4

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314366.ch5

Endobronchial Ultrasonography

Endobronchial Ultrasonography

How to Cite

Kurimoto, N., Fielding, D. I. K. and Musani, A. I. (2011) Tips and Difficulties in EBUS-TBNA, in Endobronchial Ultrasonography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314366.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, St Marianna University, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

  3. 3

    Interventional Pulmonology, National Jewish Health, USA

  4. 4

    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182720

Online ISBN: 9781444314366



  • Tips and Difficulties in EBUS-TBNA;
  • Wang's Descriptions of TBNA Positions;
  • Radiological Anatomy;
  • total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA);
  • Passing the Bronchoscope and Anesthesia;
  • The Reach of the Bronchoscope;
  • Side Effects and Risks


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tips

  • Side Effects and Risks

  • On Site Pathology

  • References