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The effect of tumor size and location on diagnosis by fiberoptic bronchoscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  908215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Evaluation of data from fiberoptic bronchoscopic procedures revealed that for peripheral bronchogenic carcinomas, the diagnostic yield was influenced by the size of the lesion and its distance from the hilum. Failure to diagnose visible carcinomas was related to inability to obtain deep specimens for biopsy. Biopsy, brushing, and washing were complementary procedures in diagnosing bronchogenic carcinomas.
J T Stringfield; D J Markowitz; R R Bentz; M H Welch; J G Weg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1977 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-30     Completed Date:  1977-11-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  474-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / cytology
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic / diagnosis*
False Negative Reactions
False Positive Reactions
Fiber Optic Technology
Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Sputum / analysis

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