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Mediastinal hematoma secondary to bronchial artery laceration following endobronchial ultrasound-guided (EBUS) biopsy
Contributed by Dr Francis Fortin
Although reported in <1% of EBUS-guided mediastinal lymph node biopsies, hemorrhage remains the most common complication of this procedure 3. Massive hemorrhage, defined as more than 300 mL of bleeding, or transfusion requirements, was reported in only 1 case out of 7345 cases in a Japanese series 3…
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