Journal of Inflammation Research
Purpose Solitary pulmonary inflammatory nodules (SPINs) are frequently misdiagnosed as malignancy. We aimed to investigate CT features and pathological findings of SPINs for improving diagnosis strategies. Patients and Methods In this retrospective study, 225 and 310 consecutive patients with confirmed SPINs and lung cancerous nodules were enrolled...
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
Isolated pulmonary actinomycosis is a rare entity. Its clinical features and radiological findings are nonspecific, making early diagnosis difficult for clinicians. We report a case of 40-year-old nonsmoker, immunocompetent male without an underlying structural lung disease who presented to us with recurrent hemoptysis and was diagnosed to have Act...
European Journal of Radiology Open
Background Granulomatous Lung Diseases (GLD) encompasses a wide range of infectious and non-infectious conditions characterized by chronic inflammatory response. However, different GLD may share similar imaging findings. In this context, the purpose of this study was to outline the etiological profile and their imaging features in patients with GLD...
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary pulmonary meningiomas are rare and mostly benign tumors. They usually appear as a solid peripheral pulmonary nodule on chest radiography and computed tomography and are frequently diagnosed incidentally. Herein, we report a 55-year-old female case of primary pulmonary meningioma mimicking pulmonary metastasis.
Frontiers in Oncology
Background: The management of ground glass nodules (GGNs) remains a distinctive challenge. This study is aimed at comparing the predictive growth trends of radiomic features against current clinical features for the evaluation of GGNs. Methods: A total of 110 GGNs in 85 patients were included in this retrospective study, in which follow up occurred...
In this paper, we investigate the role of shape and texture features from 18 F-FDG PET/CT to discriminate between benign and malignant solitary pulmonary nodules. To this end, we retrospectively evaluated cross-sectional data from 111 patients (64 males, 47 females, age = 67.5 ± 11.0) all with histologically confirmed benign ( n = 39 ) or malignant...
Respirology (Carlton, Vic.)
Bronchoscopic sampling of PPL was significantly advanced by the development of the endobronchial ultrasound guide sheath method in the 1990s. Since then, a range of technical and procedural techniques have further advanced diagnostic yields. These include the use of thinner bronchoscopes with better working channel diameters, understanding the impo...
American Journal of Translational Research
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided sheath (EBUS-GS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy combined with EBUS (ENB-EBUS) are two diagnostic methods used to obtain lung tissue for biopsy of peripheral lung lesions. This study retrospectively summarized the case data of patients who underwent EBUS-GS or ENB-EBUS, both procedures performed at the re...
Nan fang yi ke da xue xue bao = Journal of Southern Medical University
ObjectiveTo evaluate the value and clinical effect of different preoperative localization techniques for solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN) before single-port thoracoscopic surgery.MethodFrom January 2018 to June 2019, 54 patients diagnosed with solitary pulmonary nodules received single-port thoracoscopic surgery in Thoracic Department of General Ho...
To develop a model of malignant risk prediction of solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs) using metabolic characteristics of lesions. A total of 362 patients who underwent PET/CT imaging from January 2013 to July 2017 were analyzed. Differences in the clinical and imaging characteristics were analyzed between patients with benign SPNs and those with mal...