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Transbronchial needle aspiration is a new method of sampling pulmonary, paratracheal, and mediastinal masses. A total of 116 aspirations of the lung performed during a two-and-a-half-year period were reviewed. The results were compared with those of bronchial wash, bronchial brush, sputum, transbronchial forceps biopsy, and histologic material subsequently(More)
In an attempt to establish prognostic indicators for ultimate long-term survival following advanced life support (ALS), a two-year (1978-79) retrospective study was made of 92 survivors. The survivors were divided into two groups: the first survived admission to the intensive care unit, but subsequently died in the hospital; the second survived to ultimate(More)
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