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Atlas of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Ulrich Costabel

Atlas of Bronchoalveolar Lavage

Ulrich Costabel

Published September 4th 1998
ISBN : 9780412792700
Hardcover
112 pages
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A highly practical guide to bronchoalveolar lavage, the mildly invasive bronchoscopic procedure which is used to sample cells, inhaled particles, infectious agents and fluid constituents from the terminal bronchioles and alveoli of the lung. WrittenMoreA highly practical guide to bronchoalveolar lavage, the mildly invasive bronchoscopic procedure which is used to sample cells, inhaled particles, infectious agents and fluid constituents from the terminal bronchioles and alveoli of the lung. Written by one of the worlds acknowledged experts in the field, and reflecting more than 10 years of research and clinical study, this volume presents the findings following bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in a variety of lung diseases, giving a comprehensive account of the methods involved and recording the clinical indications for BAL investigation. The volume concludes with a discussion of research applications and future developments. The text is supported throughout by superb colour illustrations, and will be an invaluable resource for respiratory physicians, cytologists and pathologists involved in the diagnosis of pulmonary disease.