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Endobronchial hamartoma treated by an Nd-YAG laser: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9786584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Endobronchial hamartomas are only rarely encountered. They cause irreversible lung damage due to bronchial obstruction if not diagnosed early and treated properly. Among the various treatments for this rare disease, a surgical resection remains the most popular. We herein report a case of a 53-year-old man presenting with an endobronchial hamartoma which was successfully excised by laser irradiation via a rigid bronchoscope, along with a review of 113 patients with this disease reported in the literature.
Authors:
H Tajima; Y Hayashi; T Maehara; T Morohoshi; T Imada; T Amano; J Kondoh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-16     Completed Date:  1998-12-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1078-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bronchial Diseases / therapy*
Bronchoscopy
Endoscopy
Hamartoma / therapy*
Humans
Laser Therapy* / methods
Male
Middle Aged
Neodymium
Yttrium
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-00-8/Neodymium; 7440-65-5/Yttrium

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