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Brush and forceps biopsies were done consecutively in 186 cases of pulmonary neoplasia with a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope guided by x-ray television fluoroscopy. Imprint and histologic sections were prepared from all forceps biopsy specimens. The three techniques were compared for their diagnostic sensitivity. As a result 84.9% of all imprints, 80.6%(More)
In 1983 34% of all persons who died in the Republic of Austria were autopsied. We examined the frequency of postmortem examinations in the capital city, Vienna, between 1983 and 1987 in view of this high overall autopsy rate. The annual autopsy rate in all 9 pathology institutes and the department of legal medicine of the University of Vienna was on average(More)
The metabolic remnants of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins are atherogenic in man and experimental animals. Particles resembling lipoprotein remnants have been found in plasma from patients with chronic renal failure (CRF). In this study we took advantage of the observation that retinyl esters are transported only by lipoproteins that originate in the(More)