The positive bronchus sign

Academic Article


  • The presence of the positive bronchus sign at CT indicates that a higher yield of peripheral nodular mass can be obtained at bronchoscopic biopsy; in patients who do not have this sign, transthoracic needle biopsy is a better method of obtaining tissue for histologic diagnosis.
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  • Radiology  Journal
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    Author List

  • Singh SP
  • Start Page

  • 251
  • End Page

  • 252
  • Volume

  • 209
  • Issue

  • 1