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Bronchoscopy of lesions suspicious of malignancy: Predictors of a higher diagnostic yield, the optimal combination of sampling techniques, and evaluation of endobronchial ultrasound with a rotating miniprobe. A retrospective cohort study and a prospective open randomised real-life study among physicians with various levels of experience
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-04)
Aims (1) To evaluate various predictors for a higher diagnostic yield in bronchoscopy (2) To evaluate different combinations of sampling techniques in bronchoscopy of endobronchial visible lesions and peripheral lesions ...
Swabbing for respiratory viral infections in older patients: a comparison of rayon and nylon flocked swabs
The purpose of this study was to compare the sampling efficacy of rayon swabs and nylon flocked swabs, and of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal specimens for the detection of respiratory viruses in elderly patients. Samples ...
Predictors of diagnostic yield in bronchoscopy: a retrospective cohort study comparing different combinations of sampling techniques
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-26)
Background: The reported diagnostic yield from bronchoscopies in patients with lung cancer varies greatly. The optimal combination of sampling techniques has not been finally established. The objectives of this study ...
Diagnostic validity of fatal cerebral strokes and coronary deaths
Mortality statistics represent important endpoints in epidemiological studies. The diagnostic validity of cerebral stroke and ischemic heart disease recorded as the underlying cause of death in Norwegian mortality statistics ...