TITLE

Techniques and outcomes in bronchoscopy and lung biopsy

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2007 Supp, Vol. 62, pA42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include the use of the diode laser in therapeutic bronchoscopy, physician and patient perception of tolerance to fibreoptic bronchoscopy and the introduction of liquid based cytology into routine bronchoscopy for patients with suspected lung cancer.
ACCESSION #
27950445

 

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