An entertaining debate on whether cryobiopsy is an essential diagnostic tool for a tertiary ILD service ultimately went unanswered at the TSANZSRS meeting, as there was no audience vote. Associate Professor Chris Grainge, from the Hunter Medical Research Institute, did his best to convince delegates that transbronchial lung cryobiopsy was ‘quicker, cheaper, better and safer’ ...
Cryobiopsy vs surgical lung biopsy debate cuts both ways
By Mardi Chapman
9 Apr 2019