Biopsy of pleura (procedure)

Known as: biopsy pleural, Biopsy of Pleura, biopsy pleura 
Removal of a portion of pleural tissue, for microscopic examination.
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND In cases of pleural effusion, tissue samples can be obtained through Abrams needle pleural biopsy (ANPB), thoracoscopy… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Over 200000 pleural effusions are attributable to cancer in the UK and USA every year. Cytological examination of… (More)
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2003
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2003
We prospectively evaluated the diagnostic yield of acid-fast bacilli smear and culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis using… (More)
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1998
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1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the age at which tuberculous pleural effusions occur, the radiological and biochemical characteristics of… (More)
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1995
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1995
STUDY DESIGN A prospective multicenter study on 100 consecutive surgical procedures. OBJECTIVES A prospective multicenter study… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVES To identify in patients with pleural effusion which procedures are most useful in separating malignant from… (More)
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1992
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1992
To assess the value of sonography in determining the nature of pleural effusions, we prospectively analyzed the sonographic… (More)
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1990
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1990
This article describes the results of a dual diagnostic procedure, thoracentesis and pleural biopsy with a Cope's needle, in 414… (More)
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1988
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1988
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether the measurement of pleural fluid pH in malignant effusions has diagnostic use, predicts… (More)
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1985
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1985
We retrospectively studied the results from thoracenteses and needle biopsies of the pleura performed in 414 patients with… (More)
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