Bronchoalveolar Lavage

Known as: Lavages, Lung, Lavages, Bronchioalveolar, Lavages, Bronchopulmonary 
Washing out of the lungs with saline or mucolytic agents for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It is very useful in the diagnosis of diffuse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The inhalation of nebulized adenosine causes bronchoconstriction in asthmatics. In order to explore whether endogenously produced… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Vancomycin penetration into the fluid lining the epithelial surface of the lower respiratory tract was studied by performing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND In atopic asthma, activated T helper lymphocytes are present in bronchial-biopsy specimens and bronchoalveolar-lavage… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Activation of lymphocyte subpopulations was determined in conjunction with levels of cytokines in peripheral blood and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The 10 kDa Clara cell protein was measured in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) from 39 healthy subjects (14 smokers, 25… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Substantial efforts have been devoted to improving the means for early and accurate diagnosis of ventilator-associated (VA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We have performed bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) on 17 subjects with mild atopic asthma (9 symptomatic, 8 asymptomatic) and 14… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The utility of gram stain and semiquantitative culture of the fluid retrieved by bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in identifying the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
In order to obtain information about the nature of the local inflammatory process during late asthmatic reactions after house… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Cellular and immunoglobulin components of bronchoalveolar fluid recovered by bronchoscopic lavage were evaluated in 32 control… (More)
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