Long-term outcome and lung cancer incidence in patients with hemoptysis of unknown origin.

@article{Herth2001LongtermOA,
  title={Long-term outcome and lung cancer incidence in patients with hemoptysis of unknown origin.},
  author={Felix J. F. Herth and Armin Ernst and H. D. Becker},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={1592-4}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To provide current data on the long-term outcome and incidence of lung cancer in a large cohort of patients with hemoptysis of unknown origin. DESIGN A retrospective chart review followed by a telephone interview for follow-up. SETTING A university-affiliated tertiary referral center for pulmonary diseases. PATIENTS Seven hundred twenty-two patients who presented with hemoptysis from January 1990 to December 1993. One hundred thirty-five patients were identified as having… CONTINUE READING