Elizabeth K O'Halloran

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OBJECTIVES Positron emission tomography has been demonstrated to improve the detection of distant metastases in patients with lung cancer. This study compares the efficacy of PET to mediastinoscopy in mediastinal staging of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. METHODS Between May 1995 and May 2000, positron emission tomography was performed on 1988(More)
Mechanical ventilation is essential to the proper maintenance of anaesthesia in research animals undergoing laparoscopic research investigations with prolonged pneumoperitoneum. Ventilatory assistance is greatly aided by endotracheal intubation, which in rats can be a challenging procedure with a substantial risk of complication. The difficulty of the(More)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease may contribute to pulmonary injury and the development of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant patients. As a result, such individuals are increasingly likely to undergo corrective gastrointestinal surgery. The present study collected outcome data for 28 lung transplant patients with documented reflux who(More)
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