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Table 2 Comparison of primary outcomes of EBUS-TBNA procedures

From: Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the utility of suction and inner-stylet of EBUS-TBNA for mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy

EBUS-TBNA procedure The primary outcome Pa value
  Specimen adequacy rate  
suction–stylet vs. suction–no stylet 87.1% vs. 88.2% 0.629
suction–stylet vs. stylet–no suction 87.1% vs. 85.6% 0.728
  Diagnostic yield  
suction–stylet vs. suction–no stylet 32.2% vs. 31.8% >  0.999
suction–stylet vs. stylet–no suction 32.2% vs. 31.0% 0.711
  1. a: Determined by McNemar test; EBUS-TBNA Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration