Renda Soylemez Wiener, MD, MPH; Lisa M. Schwartz, MD, MS; Steven Woloshin, MD, MS; H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH
Disclaimer: The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the funding agencies, the Department of Veterans Affairs, or the U.S. government.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Janice Weinberg, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine, for her voluntary statistical assistance and recognize the contribution of our colleagues in the Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group and the Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, whose voluntary feedback enhanced both our thinking and the presentation of our results.
Grant Support: By career development award K07 CA138772 from the National Cancer Institute (Dr. Wiener) and by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M10-2560.
Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol and data set: Available from Dr. Wiener (e-mail, email@example.com). Statistical code: Not available.
Requests for Single Reprints: Renda Soylemez Wiener, MD, MPH, The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 East Concord Street, R-304, Boston, MA 02118; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Wiener: The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 East Concord Street, R-304, Boston, MA 02118.
Drs. Schwartz, Woloshin, and Welch: Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group 111 B, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: R.S. Wiener, L.M. Schwartz, S. Woloshin, H.G. Welch.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: R.S. Wiener, L.M. Schwartz, S. Woloshin, H.G. Welch.
Drafting of the article: R.S. Wiener.
Critical revision for important intellectual content: R.S. Wiener, L.M. Schwartz, S. Woloshin, H.G. Welch.
Final approval of the article: R.S. Wiener, L.M. Schwartz, S. Woloshin, H.G. Welch.
Statistical expertise: L.M. Schwartz, S. Woloshin, H.G. Welch.
Obtaining of funding: R.S. Wiener.
Wiener RS, Schwartz LM, Woloshin S, Welch HG. Population-Based Risk for Complications After Transthoracic Needle Lung Biopsy of a Pulmonary Nodule: An Analysis of Discharge Records. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:137-144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-3-201108020-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(3):137-144.
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