Lan-Eng Tan

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PURPOSE To compare the risk factors of developing a pneumothorax after computed tomography-guided lung biopsy in cases in which aerated lung is traversed and in cases in which aerated lung is not traversed. MATERIALS AND METHODS The records of 381 patients from July 2005-December 2009 were retrospectively reviewed. Multivariable analysis of patient(More)
Patients with lung cancer often have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the impact of COPD on postresection survival of patients with lung cancer is unclear. This study evaluated the impact of COPD on survival of patients with lung cancer following pulmonary resection. Databases searched included PubMed, Cochrane, and Embase until March 2016.(More)
INTRODUCTION To our knowledge, no meta-analysis has investigated the response of FeNO levels to corticosteroid treatment in ex-smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). OBJECTIVES This meta-analysis assessed the potential role of fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) as a biomarker for corticosteroid response in ex-smokers with stable(More)
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