IMPORTANCE OF OPEN LUNG BIOPSY IN PATIENTS SUSPECTED INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE


ESME H., SEZER M., Solak O., Sahin O.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, vol.4, no.1, pp.16-18, 2007 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.29333/ejgm/82415
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CINAHL
  • Page Numbers: pp.16-18
  • Keywords: Open lung biopsy, interstitial lung disease, morbidity
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: The purpose of this study was to review the role of surgical lung biopsy techniques in patients with suspected interstitial lung disease to determine the outcomes in terms of diagnosis and management.