Evaluation of Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) for Staging Lung Cancer
Patients, > 18 years of age,
Gender- Males and Female
Diagnosis of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Patients who have consented on an Ottawa Hospital consent form to undergo a
mediastinoscopy procedure or EBUS-TBNA, and a Positron emission tomography (PET) of the
chest for lung cancer staging.
Females who are pregnant (or found to be pregnant) during the course of this research
Patients who do not provide their Ottawa Hospital consent to undergo a staging
bronchoscopy , cervical mediastinoscopy or EBUS-TBNA.
Type of Study:
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Lung cancer staging
Lung cancer staging (assessed by either cervical mediastinoscopy or EBUS) will be compared both pre-op and post-op.
Outcome Time Frame:
Pre-op and post-op
Canada: Ethics Review Committee
- Lung Cancer
- Lung cancer
- Cervical mediastinoscopy
- Endobronchial ultrasound
- Lung Neoplasms