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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8715024, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8715024
Research Article

The Role of Open Lung Biopsy in Critically Ill Patients with Hypoxic Respiratory Failure: A Retrospective Cohort Study

1McGill University, 845 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2T5
2Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, King Fahad Medical City, P. O. Box 59046, Riyadh 11525, Saudi Arabia
3Department of Critical Care and Department of Medicine, Respiratory Division, Respiratory Epidemiology Clinical Research Unit, McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A1

Received 3 August 2015; Revised 22 March 2016; Accepted 30 March 2016

Academic Editor: Akiteru Goto

Copyright © 2016 Abdullah Almotairi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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