We are pleased to present our latest issue of our Newsletter. Follow an image or link below to begin!

Looking back at WCBIP 2020
(Guest Editorial by Dr. Guangfa Wang) We are pleased to report that the 21st congress and the first virtual congress of the WABIP was an astounding success. This 2 ½ day event was comprised of world class presentations by IP experts from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania and Asia. In the evening of Nov 19, 2020 (Beijing time) ... READ

Currently Available EBUS-TBNA Needles
(Tech Corner) The oncological approach to lung cancer was revolutionized forever after the introduction of linear EBUS in the early 21st century [1,2] as a tool for invasive mediastinal staging ... READ

Technique and Timing of Tracheostomy for Patients with COVID-19
(Tips from the Experts) Percutaneous tracheostomy placement for patients with respiratory failure requiring long-term weaning from mechanical ventilation is a standard practice in the intensive
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Ethical Issues of Vaccination
Scientists have estimated that 60 to 90 percent of a country's population needs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for countries to achieve herd immunity and prevent mass future breakouts. Although ... READ

Best Image Contest 2021 (1 of 3)
A 74-year-old woman was found to have a foreign body in her trachea during follow-up for a parotid tumor. Neck X-ray and computed tomography revealed a metallic material penetrating the vertebral ... READ

Details on the 2021 Board of Regents Meeting; WCBIP past, present & future; Announcing the 2021 APCB congress & ECBIP congress; New committee openings
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Even Perfection Has Room for Improvement
(Research) Appropriate staging of lung cancer is the most crucial aspect of the workup of lung cancer. The proper management and the prognosis hinges upon the correct stage of lung cancer ... READ
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