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1. Safety of endobronchial biopsy in children with cystic fibrosis.
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There is little found in the published literature regarding the use of endobronchial biopsy (EBB) in children with cystic fibrosis (CF). One concern over the use of the technique may relate to safety, in particular increased risk of bleeding from a hypertrophied bronchial circulation. The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the safety of EBB in children with CF and those with other conditions, the most frequent of which included primary ciliary dyskinesia and recurrent lower respiratory tract infections. Case notes of all children undergoing EBB in our institution between February ... Read More »
» Published in Pediatr Pulmonol. 2006 Nov;41(11):1021-4.
2. Radiographic and CT findings of thoracic complications after pneumonectomy.
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Pneumonectomy is the treatment of choice for bronchogenic carcinoma and intractable end-stage lung diseases such as tuberculosis and bronchiectasis, but it is often followed by postoperative complications, which account for significant morbidity and mortality. Knowledge of the radiologic features of such complications is of critical importance for their early detection and prompt management. Complications of pneumonectomy are classified as early or late, depending on when they occur in relation to the hospitalization period. Early complications of pneumonectomy include pulmonary edema, ... Read More »
» Published in Radiographics. 2006 Sep-Oct;26(5):1449-68.
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