Table 3

Cross-tabulation of CT and bronchoscopy results in patients

CT scan results
Normal?MalignancyBenign changesNot done
Bronchoscopy results
    Normal15811*4915
    ?Malignancy†01310
    ?Malignancy‡4631
    Benign changes4040
    Not done310
  • Data are presented as numbers. Bronchoscopy, n = 269; CT, n = 257.

  • *Final diagnosis of malignancy made in 10 patients.

  • †Confirmed to be malignancy in bronchoscopy samples.

  • ‡Benign pathology diagnosed from bronchoscopy samples.

  • §Clinical diagnosis of lung malignancy.