Transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy for the diagnosis of localised pulmonary lesions: a meta-analysis

Lacasse, Yves; Eric Wong; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Cook, Deborah J.
October 1999
Thorax;Oct1999, p884
Academic Journal
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