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April-June 2018| Vol 67| Issue 2

Review Article

Recent advances in interventional pulmonology procedures

The diagnostic ability and specificity of interventional bronchoscopy procedures has been renovated in the past decade. The evaluation of abnormal thoracic findings including lung nodules and masses, ...


Original Article

Medical thoracoscopy versus image-guided pleural biopsy for diagnosing pleural diseases

Background The diagnostic role of medical thoracoscopy and image-guided pleural biopsy in patients with undiagnosed exudative pleural effusion has increased over the last few years. Objecti...


Original Article

Sonographic evaluation of different sclerosing agents in pleurodesis of malignant pleural effusion at Zagazig University Hospitals

Background Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) arises in advanced stages of malignancies and frequently carries a poor prognosis. The most common management of the patients with refractory MPE is ...


Original Article

Comparison between ultrasound-guided Abrams needle and medical thoracoscopic pleural biopsies in exudative pleural effusion

Background The actual diagnosis of pleural disease (especially for malignancy) depends on the histopathological finding obtained through pleural biopsy or positive pleural fluid cytology result...


Original Article

Sleep pattern changes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Background There are many cardiorespiratory changes that can occur during sleep and the study of sleep patterns during sleep is important to detect abnormality and how to avoid these problems d...


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The Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, a publication of The Official Journal of Egyptian Society of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis AND Arab Thoracic Association, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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