Pleural biopsy: analysis of 81 cases

Tandon, R.K. and Misra, S.R.P. (1975) Pleural biopsy: analysis of 81 cases. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 22 (1). pp. 18-22.

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Abstract

Comparative account of the result of needle biopsy with Abrams Needle and open pleural biopsy has been discussed. Needle biopsy was done in 81 cases while open biopsy was done in selected 22 cases where percutaneous biopsy was inconclusive. The positive results were obtained in 42.9% with percutaneous pleural biopsy, and 66.7 % with open pleural biopsy.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pleural Biopsy, Analysis, Cases, Abrams Needle, Clinical Manifestations
Subjects:Surgical Procedures, Operative > Biopsy
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pleural Effusion
Equipment and Supplies > Needles
Respiratory System > Pleura
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases
ID Code:1538
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:23 June 2006

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