While cytologic techniques have traditionally been concerned with cancer diagnosis, reactive and infectious pulmonary diseases can often be easily and accurately diagnosed, obviating the need for thoracotomy. High diagnostic yields necessitate a team approach. With close cooperation among the bronchoscopist, radiologist, and pathologist, patient care can be greatly enhanced.
|Number of pages
|Clinics in Chest Medicine
|Published - Jan 1 1987
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine