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Table 2 Clinical diagnoses of all the patients who underwent EBUS-GS

From: Clinical outcomes of radial probe endobronchial ultrasound using a guide sheath for diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions in patients with pulmonary emphysema

Variables No. (%)
Patients with pulmonary emphysema
 Diagnosed by EBUS-GS (n = 91)
  Lung cancer 85 (93)
  Pulmonary tuberculosis 4 (4)
  NTM lung disease 1 (1)
  Organizing pneumonia 1 (1)
 Undiagnosed on EBUS-GS (n = 38)
  Lung cancer 19 (50)
  Pneumonia 3 (8)
  Pulmonary tuberculosis 1 (3)
  Lymphoma 1 (3)
  Unknown 14 (37)
Patients without pulmonary emphysema
 Diagnosed by EBUS-GS (n = 204)
  Lung cancer 187 (91)
  Pulmonary tuberculosis 7 (3)
  Pneumonia or lung abscess 3 (2)
  Metastatic lung nodules 3 (2)
  Sarcoidosis 1 (1)
  Fungal infection 1 (1)
  NTM lung disease 1 (1)
  Lymphoma 1 (1)
 Undiagnosed on EBUS-GS (n = 60)
  Lung cancer 23 (38)
  Metastatic lung nodules 3 (5)
  Fungal infection 2 (3)
  Pneumonia or lung abscess 2 (3)
  Pulmonary tuberculosis 1 (2)
  NTM lung disease 1 (2)
  Interstitial lung disease 1 (2)
  Unknown 27 (45)
  1. EBUS-GS endobronchial ultrasound using a guide sheath, NTM nontuberculous mycobacteria