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aspiration

1. 
a. the act of breathing
b. a breath
2. removal of air or fluid from a body cavity by suction
3. Med
a. the sucking of fluid or foreign matter into the air passages of the body
b. the removal of air or fluid from the body by suction

aspiration

[‚as·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
The removal of fluids from a cavity by suction.
(microbiology)
The use of suction to draw up a sample in a pipette.
(science and technology)
Act or the result of removing, carrying along, or drawing by suction.

aspiration

In an air-conditioned room, the pulling of room air into the moving air-stream which is discharging from a diffuser.
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Efficacy of convex probe endobronchial ultrasound (CP-EBUS) assisted transbronchial needle aspiration for mediastinal staging in non-small cell lung cancer cases with mediastinal lymphadenopathy.
Combination of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration with standard bronchoscopic techniques for the diagnosis of stage I and stage II pulmonary sarcoidosis.
Diagnostic value of transbronchial needle aspiration by Wang 22-gauge cytology needle in intrathoracic lymphadenopathy.
Flexible transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis.
Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) in the early diagnosis and staging of bronchogenic carcinoma.
The role of transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of bronchogenic carcinoma.
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration versus conventional transbronchial needle aspiration
The diagnostic yields of EBUS-TBNA and conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (cTBNA) were 79.
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) was recently introduced as a novel tool for lung cancer staging.
Routine cytology 98 128 EBUS TBNA 93 46 EUS or EBUS FNA 77 35 FNA, PL, BAL, BW 67 18 Specimen Type Source, y Routine cytology Rekhtman et al, (22) 2011 EBUS TBNA Nakajima et al, (29) 2007 (2) EUS or EBUS FNA Schuurbiers et al, (30) 2010 FNA, PL, BAL, BW Smouse et al, (31) 2009 Abbreviations: BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage;BW, bronchial washing; EBUS, endobronchial ultrasound guided; EUS, transesophageal ultrasound guided; FNA, fine-needle aspiration; PL, pleural fluids; TBNA, transbronchial needle aspiration.
Transbronchial needle aspiration under direct endobronchial ultrasound guidance of PET-positive isolated mediastinal adenopathy in patients with previous malignancy.
Validity and reliability of transbronchial needle aspiration for diagnosing mediastinal adenopathies.

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