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Prospective study of the utility of computed tomography triage of pleural biopsy strategies in patients with pleural diseases

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BACKGROUND:This study aimed to prospectively evaluate the efficacy and reliability of a diagnostic workup, triaging pleural biopsy method according to baseline computerized tomography (CT) findings in the diagnosis of pleural diseases. METHODS:Patients with pleural pathology were divided into 3 arms according to findings on CT scan images. Arm A: patients with pleural thickening/lesion in addition to pleural effusion. These patients underwent CT scan-guided Abrams' needle pleural biopsy. Arm ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/lbr.0000000000000559

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Wolters Kluwer Health
Journal:
Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
210-218
Publication date:
2019-07-01
Acceptance date:
2018-10-24
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EISSN:
1948-8270
ISSN:
1944-6586
Pmid:
31211722
Language:
English
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2019-10-24

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