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However, the low sensitivity and negative predictive value of TBNA suggests that patients with non-diagnostic results should undergo mediastinoscopy.
Once the target lymph node was identified, the probe was then removed from the working channel, and the needle was placed through the sheath and remained in place in order to stabilize the lesion during the TBNA [7,13].
Bronchoscope and TBNA needle that feels and handles realistically to simulate actual interactions experienced in patients, which reduces the need for cadavers.
Like all Immersion Medical simulations, the TBNA module mimics both the look and feel of performing an actual medical procedure.