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Outcomes and complications from a new local anaesthetic thoracoscopy service

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In 1994 a new service providing local anaesthetic thoracoscopy (LAT) was started in Oxford. This series describes the outcome and safety of this service during it's evolution. 90 consecutive thoracoscopies in 83 patients are reported. In all cases the following information was documented. Age, sex, asbestos and tobacco contact, pleural fluid cytology, bacteriology, pH, LDH, glucose, protein, macroscopic pleural appearances and presence of trapped lung, biopsy results, the use of talc poudrage...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
53
Issue:
SUPPL. 4
Publication date:
1998-12-05
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:b2bd5443-c696-47c9-b2f2-931f2e980787
Source identifiers:
92588
Local pid:
pubs:92588
Language:
English

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