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H Zhao

Efficacy of Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in the Diagnosis of Thoracic Sarcoidosis

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.341
Pages: 
72–7
Synopsis: 
We evaluated retrospective data of 35 patients who received endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) and found that EBUS-TBNA was a safe and effective procedure for the diagnosis of stage I and II thoracic sarcoidosis.

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Revised: 
09 Oct, 2015
Accepted: 
16 Oct, 2015
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e-Published: 02 Nov, 2015

Comparative Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Common Carotid Artery between Young and Old Specimen

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.218
Synopsis: 
The morphology and longitudinal tensile properties of carotid artery in elderly group of changed.

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Objective: This study aimed to perform the carotid artery stretching experiments with young and elderly corpse for the study of carotid atherosclerosis pathogenesis and biomechanical basis.

Methods: 15 carotid arteries were randomly selected from young and elderly groups, respectively, for the longitudinal tensile test, and 1 specimens of each group was randomly selected for the morphological observation.

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18 May, 2015
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e-Published: 18 Nov, 2015

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