63P - Outcomes of CT-guided lung biopsies for suspected lung malignancy - single centre district general hospital experience

Date 28 March 2014
Event ELCC 2014
Session Lunch and poster display session
Topics Imaging, Diagnosis and Staging
Lung and other Thoracic Tumours
Presenter Maaz Abbasi
Citation Journal of Thoracic Oncology (2014) 9 (Supplement 9): S7-S52. 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000131
Authors M.A. Abbasi, J. Bhosle, V. Varney, S. Paramothayan, V. Kahr, M. Lapsley, A. Witwit
  • Radiology, Respiratory Medicine & Histopathology, St Helier University Hospital NHS Trust, SM5 1AA - Surrey/UK


An audit of CT-guided lung biopsies performed in our institution against standards provided by British Thoracic Society guidelines for radiologically-guided lung biopsy (2003), National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Lung Cancer guidance (2011) and QS17 Quality Standards (2012).