Endobronchial ultrasound allows the doctor to biopsy areas that are outside the breathing tubes. more info
NYU Thoracic Oncology uses the newest technology to diagnose and to determine the extent of lung cancer. Through the use of endobronchial ultrasound, physicians can actually look at structures outside the airway.
Endobronchial ultrasound is used when suspicious lymph nodes are detected on the x-rays. It allows us to biopsy the lymph nodes using a minimally invasive approach, which means you can go home the same day. This exciting technology is now available at Tisch Hospital and Bellevue Hospital.