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Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...precancerous breast cells, according to her.Ductal lavage is a "very sensitive, relatively simple test," acc... routine breast cancer screening, she said. Ductal lavage "would be a great tool for assessing risk," according to Sukumar. If the lavage detected precancero...

Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients

... and human neutrophil lipocalin level in bronchial lavage fluid, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 level in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. It was also observed that the numbers of (CD3+) T-lymphocytes, (CD4+) T-helper cells, (CD45RO...

Easier Tests To Detect Tuberculosis

...ers conducted a study comparing the use of gastric lavage to a straightforward sputum test. The two tests were given to 250 children ages 1 month to 5 years. The children were all suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis. Researchers found the positive results with both tests were similar. However, the s...

Surgery not needed for Osteoarthritis

...dy concludes that, if the efficacy of arthroscopic lavage or d?bridement in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee is no greater than that of placebo surgery, the billions of dollars spent on such procedures annually might be put to better use....

Passive Smoking Worsens Allergies

... study. Each of the individuals underwent a nasal lavage (rinse), and the lavage fluid was collected for testing. Immediately after the lavage, the study participants spent two hour...

NO Linked With Increased Survival in ALI/ARDS

...ld have been obtained by measuring bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from the lung." Source-Eurekalert SRI...

Stem Cell Finding Could Help Reduce Transplant Rejection

...current study of MSCs included 172 bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples collected and analyzed from 76 lung ...ity to isolate these cells with relative ease from lavage fluid is a very significant finding as it provides a potential source to isolate MSCs, says Victor J...

Patients Own Dental Plaque may Cause Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

... day thereafter, up to 21 days. Bronchial alveolar lavage samples also were collected from those suspected o...s of pathogens in plaque and in bronchial alveolar lavage samples were identified using a process called pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Results showed th...

Rejection in Lung Transplants Due to Elevated Pepsin Level

...n levels in all the subjects using bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) Our primary finding was that, compared with control subjects, wrote the researchers, BAL pepsin levels were elevated in stable lung transplant recipients, subjects with acute rejection, and subjects with bronciolitis obliterans [a common mani...

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