Transbronchial cryobiopsy in diffuse parenchymal lung disease

  • Venerino Poletti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction to Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Silvia Puglisi, Jay H. Ryu, Sara Tomassetti, Venerino Poletti
      Pages 31-37
  3. Transbronchial Cryobiopsy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Sara Colella
      Pages 41-45
    3. Claudia Ravaglia
      Pages 59-65
    4. Tamiko Takemura, Tomohisa Baba, Takashi Niwa, Takashi Ogura
      Pages 67-73
    5. Alberto Cavazza, Maria Cecilia Mengoli, Alessandra Dubini, Giulio Rossi, Rita Bianchi, Thomas V. Colby
      Pages 75-79
    6. Marco Chilosi, Lisa Marcolini, Anna Caliò, Venerino Poletti
      Pages 81-99
  4. Clinical Role of Transbronchial Cryobiopsy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Silvia Puglisi, Claudia Ravaglia, Antonella Arcadu, Sara Tomassetti, Venerino Poletti
      Pages 103-108
    3. Venerino Poletti, Antonella Arcadu, Sissel Kronborg-White, Marco Chilosi
      Pages 109-115
    4. Claudia Ravaglia, Venerino Poletti
      Pages 117-122
    5. Martina Bonifazi, Francesca Barbisan, Stefani Gasparini
      Pages 123-132
    6. Giulio Rossi, Mirca Valli, Alessandra Dubini, Paolo Spagnolo
      Pages 133-140
    7. Maria Cecilia Mengoli, Thomas Colby, Alessandra Dubini, Giulio Rossi, Alberto Cavazza
      Pages 141-147
    8. Venerino Poletti, Giovanni Poletti, Christian Gurioli, Carlo Gurioli, Alessandra Dubini
      Pages 149-153
    9. Venerino Poletti, Angelo Carloni, Marco Chilosi
      Pages 155-161
    10. Venerino Poletti, Antonella Arcadu, Christian Gurioli, Fabio Sultani, Linda Tagliaboschi, Carlo Gurioli et al.
      Pages 163-170

About this book


This book presents both theoretical and practical aspects of transbronchial cryobiopsy, a new diagnostic technique for the detection of diffuse parenchymal lung disease that is attracting great interest in the scientific community. In the context of a multidisciplinary discussion, comprising radiologic-pathologic correlations, the authors examine the technical and safety issues – such as equipment, endoscopic setting, anesthesiologic approaches and bleeding control – on one hand, and the diagnostic yield and clinical meaning on the other.

The volume offers several case studies – including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, granulomatous disorders, interstitial pneumonias, rare lung disseminated tumors– that illustrate the high diagnostic yield and safety of this innovative technique. The book appeals to a wide readership, including residents, pulmonologists with expertise in diffuse parenchymal lung diseases, interventional pulmonologists, thoracic radiologists, pathologists, anesthesiologists, internists and rheumatologists.


Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Non-specific Insterstitial Pneumonia Chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis granulomatous disorders Collagen vascular diseases Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Smoking-related ILDs Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis Acute lung injury Neoplasms complications of cryobiopsy diagnostic yield of cryobiopsy

Editors and affiliations

  • Venerino Poletti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diseases of the ThoraxOspedale Morgagni-PierantoniForlìItaly

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