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Table 4 CTFNP – pneumothorax-rate RSN and YN (exclusively patients with histologically verified final diagnosis, n = 148)

From: Diagnostic outcome of two different CT-guided fine needle biopsy procedures

  RSN YN
Number of patients 34 114
Pneumothorax rate % (n) rate % (n)
According CT-findings 8.8 (3) 14.0 (16)
According Conventional X-ray 14.7 (5) 9.7 (11)
Thorax drainage necessary 5.9 (2) 4.4 (5)