Moishe Liberman, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Moishe Liberman

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Interventional Bronchoscopy: Endobronchial Ultrasound

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Endobronchial Ultrasound Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is a bronchoscopic technique that uses ultrasound to visualize structures adjacent to the central airways (linear EBUS) and lung parenchyma (radial probe EBUS). It also enables real-time image-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes. EBUS is different from endoscopic ultrasound…

Staging of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

What every physician needs to know: Patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) require accurate cancer staging to guide stage-appropriate treatment decision-making and to provide valuable prognostic information to patients. Staging for NSCLC is determined by the TNM classification system (tumor, lymph nodes, metastases). The new 8th edition of the TNM classification for lung cancer…

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