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[The role of computed tomography in the diagnosis of bronchiectasis]

STAUSZ János1, MONOSTORI Zsuzsanna2, REPA Imre2

OCTOBER 28, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(10)

[The aim of the study was to determine the role of the computer tomography in the recognition of bronchiectasis. 17 patients with clinically suspected bronchiectasis were investigated with high resolution computer tomography. In every case the bronchiectasis was recog nized by computer tomography. In 7 cases either bronchography and/or the surgical specimen confirmed the diagnosis. The effectiveness and the non-invasive characteristics of the computer tomography further limit the indication of the bronchography.]

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  1. Országos Korányi Tbc és Pulmonológiai Intézet
  2. Országos Érsebészeti Intézet, Központi Radiológiai Diagnosztika, Budapest

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