A 50-year-old member asked:
What are the dangers of having a lung biopsy?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pulmonology 27 years experience
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Safe test: For ct guided lung biopsy there is also risk of pneumothorax, bleeding, and infection. Very rare that someone dies. See radinfo.Org.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pulmonology 16 years experience
See below: The 3 most common issues are:
hypoxia - dropping your oxygen
pneumothorax - collapsed lung
669 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 5, 2017
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