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For those of us involved in the procedural aspects of the diagnosis of malignant lung disease, this monograph is a gem. Although several other texts on lung cytology are available, they are largely based on coughed sputum sampling and are written from a pathologist's point of view. This book describes the cytologic features not only of coughed sputum but also of cells obtained by the many modern endoscopic and transthoracic techniques, including brushing, submucosal and transbronchial aspiration, and fine-needle aspiration.
The text emphasizes the clinicopathologic correlation, relating endoscopic appearances, cell harvesting techniques, chest radiographs, and clinicoepidemiologic information with the appearance
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Cytology of the Lung: Techniques and Interpretation.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:724. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-5-724_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(5):724.
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