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Biopsy of pleura (procedure)

Known as: biopsy pleural, Biopsy of Pleura, biopsy pleura 
Removal of a portion of pleural tissue, for microscopic examination.
National Institutes of Health

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2008
2008
The objective of this study was to evaluate the utility of invasive and noninvasive diagnostic procedures in tuberculous pleurisy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Over 200000 pleural effusions are attributable to cancer in the UK and USA every year. Cytological examination of… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
We prospectively evaluated the diagnostic yield of acid-fast bacilli smear and culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis using… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY OBJECTIVES The goals of this study were to determine the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive accuracy of F-18… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a recently described rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma occurring almost exclusively in HIV… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To determine the age at which tuberculous pleural effusions occur, the radiological and biochemical characteristics of… Expand
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
To assess the value of sonography in determining the nature of pleural effusions, we prospectively analyzed the sonographic… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
We conducted a study of ultrasound (US)-guided pleural biopsy with a Tru-Cut needle and made a comparison with the results of a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A 33-year-old white man with a history of allergic rhinitis and chronic sinusitis presented with asthma, pleuritic chest pain… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
A prospective, double-blind, randomized study of the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of tuberculous pleurisy was… Expand
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