Pulmonary Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Role of Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsies in Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases: Interest of a Sequential Approach

Table 2

Complications and histological diagnosis of the TBLCs ().

Hemorrhage (%)Grade 02 (7)
Grade 116 (53)
Grade 210 (33)
Grade 32 (7)

PneumothoraxAll6 (20)
(% total patients)Requiring chest drainage3 (10)

Detailed histological diagnosis (%)HP8 (27)
UIP7 (23)
NSIP6 (20)
Sarcoidosis2 (7)
DIP1 (3)
Amyloidosis1 (3)
Eosinophilic pn.1 (3)
Adenocarcinoma1 (3)
Undetermined3 (10)

HP: hypersensitivity pneumonia; UIP: usual interstitial pneumonia; NSIP: nonspecific interstitial pneumonia; DIP: desquamative interstitial pneumonia; eosinophilic pn.: eosinophilic pneumonia.