- Invasive mediastinal staging: endobronchial ultrasound, endoscopic ultrasound, and mediastinoscopyMark I Block
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, Florida Electronic address
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 25:218-27. 2013..Patients with lung cancer are best served by clinicians experienced with all three methods for invasive mediastinal staging. ..
- Transition from mediastinoscopy to endoscopic ultrasound for lung cancer stagingMark I Block
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, Florida 33021, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 89:885-90. 2010..Records were reviewed to determine what effect this had on performance of mediastinoscopy for lung cancer staging, and on discovery of unsuspected N2 disease at the time of resection...
- Endobronchial ultrasound for lung cancer staging: how many stations should be sampled?Mark I Block
Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, Florida, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 89:1582-7. 2010..An experience with systematic sampling using EBUS to determine how many stations should be sampled to adequately detect mediastinal disease was evaluated...