lung biopsy

Known as: biopsy lung, biopsies lung, biopsy lungs 
The removal of a small piece of lung tissue to be checked by a pathologist for cancer or other diseases. The tissue may be removed using a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) may have features of an autoimmune disorder that do not meet the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency ablation is an accepted treatment for non-surgical patients with liver cancer. The purpose of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We assessed Calcofluor white staining, Aspergillus polymerase chain reaction, and a galactomannan enzyme immunoassay for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY OBJECTIVE Pneumothorax remains the most common complication of percutaneous CT-guided lung biopsy, despite improved… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To study factors that may influence pneumothorax and chest tube placement rate, especially needle dwell time and pleural… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND A study was undertaken to assess the diagnostic value of different clinical criteria and the impact of microbiological… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE This study investigates factors influencing the risk of pneumothorax and chest tube placement in patients undergoing CT… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To evaluate a lung biopsy technique in which a detachable, 18-gauge, coaxial guide around a central notched stylet is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is a recently described herpesvirus that is epidemiologically and biologically similar to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Based on a clinicopathologic study of 34 patients with biopsy-confirmed diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage (DPH), we present an… (More)
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