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Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS TBNA) is a procedure which uses a special kind of telescope to see inside the airways. It also uses ultrasound to allow doctors to take samples of tissue just outside the lungs. Note: the information below is a general guide only.What is the procedure for a pulmonary biopsy?
This procedure is usually completed within one hour. For a pleural biopsy, a hollow needle is placed through the skin on your back and into the chest cavity. When the needle reaches the chest wall, up to three samples of tissue are removed.