Is mediastinoscopy an effective diagnostic method in mediastinal area evaluation in pediatric patients?

Demir Ö. F. , Onal Ö.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.43, no.6, pp.690-695, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2019.09.012
  • Title of Journal : ASIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.690-695
  • Keywords: Mediastinoscopy, Paratracheal lymphadenopathy, Paratracheal mass, Pediatric surgery, TRANSBRONCHIAL NEEDLE ASPIRATION, ENDOBRONCHIAL ULTRASOUND, CERVICAL MEDIASTINOSCOPY, MASSES, BIOPSY


Background: The purpose of the study was to discuss the effectiveness of mediastinoscopy for pediatric patients as the use of EBUS-EUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound-Endoscopic Ultrasound) has replaced mediastinoscopy for adult patients in evaluation of the mediastinal area.