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Improving standards in flexible bronchoscopy for lung cancer.

Abstract:

Can the detection rate of flexible bronchoscopy for lung cancer be increased by a series of simple quality improvement measures? Bronchoscopy-associated clinical parameters were prospectively recorded between 2001 and 2007 in patients with suspected lung malignancy. The detection rate of bronchoscopy, diagnostic yield of each biopsy modality and the possible impact of different service-improvement measures were assessed. 746 bronchoscopies were performed in 704 patients. The detection rate of...

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10.1183/09031936.00097110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
The European respiratory journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
4
Pages:
895-901
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
URN:
uuid:f91c1456-80b1-4b9c-9009-531e69c214d7
Source identifiers:
132530
Local pid:
pubs:132530

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