Etiology and outcome of moderate-to-massive hemoptysis: Experience from a tertiary care center of North India.

@article{Bhalla2017EtiologyAO,
  title={Etiology and outcome of moderate-to-massive hemoptysis: Experience from a tertiary care center of North India.},
  author={Ashish Bhalla and Ashok Kumar Pannu and Vikas Suri},
  journal={International journal of mycobacteriology},
  year={2017},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={307-310}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the etiology of hemoptysis in patients presenting to emergency department of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. METHOD Prospectively 110 patients presenting to the emergency department with history of hemoptysis were screened for a period of one and half years. Out of these, 64 patients having true hemoptysis were enrolled in the study. The patients were clinically evaluated with detailed… CONTINUE READING