Biopsy – open lung
Definition of Open lung biopsy
An open is surgery to remove a small piece of tissue from the lung. The sample is then examined for , infection, or .
Shabir Bhimji MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/1/2010