Interpretation of transbronchial lung biopsies from lung transplant recipients: inter- and intraobserver agreement.

@article{Stephenson2005InterpretationOT,
  title={Interpretation of transbronchial lung biopsies from lung transplant recipients: inter- and intraobserver agreement.},
  author={Anne L Stephenson and Julia Flint and John English and Sverre Vedal and Guy Fradet and Dean R. Chittock and Robert D. Levy},
  journal={Canadian respiratory journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={75-7}
}
BACKGROUND Transbronchial lung biopsy results are crucial for the management of lung transplant recipients. Little information is available regarding the reliability and reproducibility of the interpretation of transbronchial lung biopsies. OBJECTIVE To examine the inter-reader variability between two lung pathologists with expertise in lung transplantation. METHODS Fifty-nine transbronchial lung biopsy specimens were randomly selected. Active infection had been excluded in all cases. The… CONTINUE READING

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