Hiroaki Tsukamoto

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BACKGROUND Existing medical treatments have limitations in the management of very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS We performed bronchoscopic lung volume reduction(More)
OBJECTIVES Culture positivity of percutaneous aspiration material" is not included in the current bacteriological criteria for diagnosis of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) diseases,(More)
BACKGROUND Bronchial occlusion therapy using silicon spigots is effective for intractable pneumothorax. However, sometimes the pneumothorax is refractory to bronchial occlusion because of collateral(More)