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Role of CT in assessing pleural malignancy prior to thoracoscopy.

Abstract:

The definitive diagnosis of pleural malignancy depends upon histological confirmation by pleural biopsy. CT is reported to have a high sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of malignant pleural disease, and is part of the routine diagnostic workup of these patients. The aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity and specificity of CT in detecting pleural malignancy prior to definitive histology obtained via thoracoscopy in a large cohort of patients with suspected malignant pleur...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Thorax Journal website
Volume:
70
Issue:
2
Pages:
192-193
Publication date:
2014-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:a7808cf1-c3f2-4808-b38a-5540806b7edf
Source identifiers:
478480
Local pid:
pubs:478480

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