Diagnostic bronchoscopy in hematology and oncology patients with acute respiratory failure: prospective multicenter data.

@article{Azoulay2008DiagnosticBI,
  title={Diagnostic bronchoscopy in hematology and oncology patients with acute respiratory failure: prospective multicenter data.},
  author={Elie Azoulay and Djamel Mokart and Antoine Rabbat and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric P{\`e}ne and Achille Kouatchet and Fabrice Bruneel and François Vincent and R{\'e}becca Hamidfar and Delphine Moreau and Isma{\"e}l Mohammedi and Geraldine Epinette and Ga{\"e}tan B{\'e}duneau and Vincent Castelain and Arnaud de Lassence and Didier Gruson and Virginie Lemiale and Beno{\^i}t Renard and Sylvie Chevret and Beno{\^i}t Schlemmer},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={100-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the diagnostic yields of test strategies with and without fiberoptic bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage (FO-BAL), as well as outcomes, in cancer patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF). DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Fifteen intensive care units in France. PATIENTS In all, 148 cancer patients, including 45 bone marrow transplant recipients (27 allogeneic, 18 autologous) with hypoxemic ARF. INTERVENTION None. RESULTS Overall, 146 causes… CONTINUE READING

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