Ultrasound guided pleural biopsy in undiagnosed exudative pleural effusion patients

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Ahmed, Adel S.; Ragab, Mostafa I.; Elgazaar, Alaa eldin M.; Ismail, Nagwan A.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis,volume 65,issue 2,pages429-434 (issn: 0422-7638)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ejcdt.2015.12.012
  • Subject: Thoracoscopy | Diseases of the respiratory system | Pleural biopsy ultrasound | RC705-779 | CT guided
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases

Introduction: Pleural biopsy for pathological confirmation is the standard diagnostic procedure for pleural diseases, transthoracic ultrasonography (TUS) has evolved as an important imaging tool for diagnosing pleural and pulmonary conditions. Aim of the study: To as... View more
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