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[Lung cancer at a university hospital: epidemiological and histological characteristics of a recent and a historical series].
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical, histological, and epidemiological characteristics of patients diagnosed with lung cancer in our hospital over a period of 5 years and compare them with those ofExpand
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Oxidative stress and inflammation in the normal airways and blood of patients with lung cancer and COPD.
Respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with a greater risk for lung cancer (LC). Oxidative stress and inflammation are involved in LCExpand
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Impacto del 18F-FDG PET/TC en el abordaje terapéutico del cáncer de pulmón no microcítico
Resumen Introduccion El estadio de la enfermedad es el factor pronostico mas importante en el cancer de pulmon, y una estadificacion optima es importante para determinar la mejor opcion terapeutica.Expand
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Diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage in suspected pulmonary tuberculosis.
Of 222 patients suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis (PT), studied during a one-year period, we performed fiberoptic bronchoscopy together with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), bronchial washingExpand
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Lung adenocarcinoma: from molecular basis to genome-guided therapy and immunotherapy.
Although adenocarcinoma (ADC) is the most frequent lung cancer, its diagnosis is often late, when the local invasion is important and/or the metastases have already appeared. Therefore, the mortalityExpand
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Relationships between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer: biological insights.
Lung cancer (LC) has become one of the leading causes of preventable death in the last few decades. Cigarette smoking (CS) stays as the main etiologic factor of LC despite that many other causes suchExpand
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Controlled trial of intravenous corticosteroids in severe acute asthma.
BACKGROUND The value of corticosteroids in severe acute asthma continues to be debated. METHODS Ninety consecutive patients admitted to the emergency room with severe acute asthma were studied in aExpand
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Mucins as differentiation markers in bronchial epithelium. Squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma display similar expression patterns.
UNLABELLED Highly glycosylated apomucins are important to maintain the viscoelastic properties of the mucus. Changes in their expression are frequently associated with inflammatory and neoplasticExpand
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Sustained CTL activation by murine pulmonary epithelial cells promotes the development of COPD-like disease.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lethal progressive lung disease culminating in permanent airway obstruction and alveolar enlargement. Previous studies suggest CTL involvement inExpand
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A new BAL fluid instillation and aspiration technique: a multicenter randomized study.
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) is a widely used clinical and research tool even though certain steps in the procedure have not been standarized. One step that is subject to variation is the techniqueExpand
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