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[Classification of lung fibroses - The clinical value of classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias]

ZSIRAY Miklós

AUGUST 20, 2003

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2003;13(06)

[The new classification by ATS/ERS classifies clinical, radiological and prognostic data to the reports of bronchial biopsies. Our article discusses the clinical value of the pathological results including a brief review of 7 sub-groups and the failures of the differential diagnosis. The identification of each entity can be carried out exactly only from surgical specimens obtained mostly with videothoracoscop.]

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