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Endobronchial ultrasound elastography in the diagnosis of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes.
OBJECTIVE Endobronchial ultrasound elastography is a new technique for describing the stiffness of tissue during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration. The aims of thisExpand
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Cysteinyl-leukotriene 1 receptor antagonist attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice.
Leukotrienes are lipid mediators of inflammation derived from the 5-lipoxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism, and recent evidence suggests that they play an important role in pulmonaryExpand
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Effects of a leukotriene B4 receptor antagonist on bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating disease with poor prognosis. Leukotrienes play an important role in IPF, and leukotriene (LT)B4 is one of the key eicosanoids in IPF. In thisExpand
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Transbronchial needle aspiration through a guide sheath with endobronchial ultrasonography (GS-TBNA) for peripheral pulmonary lesions.
PURPOSE Although, endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath is becoming a common procedure for the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions, there remain to be some inaccuracies in casesExpand
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Endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath for small malignant pulmonary nodules: a retrospective comparison between central and peripheral locations.
OBJECTIVE Radial endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath (EBUS-GS) has improved the diagnostic accuracy of transbronchial biopsy (TBB) for malignant peripheral pulmonary nodules (PPNs). ManyExpand
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Complications with Endobronchial Ultrasound with a Guide Sheath for the Diagnosis of Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions
Background: Diagnostic bronchoscopy has been considered as a safe and effective procedure. Endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath (EBUS-GS) for the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesionsExpand
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Radial endobronchial ultrasound images for ground-glass opacity pulmonary lesions
Radial endobronchial ultrasound (R-EBUS) is a useful tool for precise localisation of peripheral pulmonary lesions, but there have been no detailed reports about the use of R-EBUS images forExpand
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The diagnostic utility of endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath and tomosynthesis images for ground glass opacity pulmonary lesions.
BACKGROUND With the widespread use of computed tomography (CT), the frequency of discovering ground glass opacity (GGO) pulmonary lesions has increased. There have been some reports on surgery orExpand
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Comparison of two 22 G aspiration needles for histologic sampling during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA).
OBJECTIVE Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration is widely used for mediastinal and hilar lesions. Histologic specimens from this procedure are important for specificExpand
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Elimination of IL-13 reverses established goblet cell metaplasia into ciliated epithelia in airway epithelial cell culture.
BACKGROUND Interleukin (IL)-13 induces goblet cell metaplasia and plays an important role in mucus hypersecretion in asthma. We previously reported that IL-13 induced goblet cell differentiationExpand
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