[Brushings and bronchial biopsies in small-cell cancer. Comparison of results].

@article{Accard1985BrushingsAB,
  title={[Brushings and bronchial biopsies in small-cell cancer. Comparison of results].},
  author={J L Accard and Colette Marsan and P Babo and Egle Cava and D Th{\'e}nault},
  journal={Revue des maladies respiratoires},
  year={1985},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={127-32}
}
The typing of bronchial carcinoma is important for therapeutic decisions and may be made on bronchial brushings. Sixty six small cell and poorly differentiated squamous cancers were studied. Our personal method of preparing brushing is suggested. The cytological criteria which characterise the two tumour types were analysed. The results from the biopsies and particularly the brushings were related to the quality of the technique and the experience of the Pathologist. There is a good correlation… CONTINUE READING