PMID: 3238632Dec 1, 1988

Bleeding as a complication of fine needle lung biopsy

Thorax
T Doyle, M Mullerworth

Abstract

Two patients in whom bleeding into the pleural space was a major complication of fine needle biopsy of the lung are described. Both had a pleural effusion before biopsy.

References

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