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ISRN Pulmonology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 601567, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/601567
Research Article

Bronchial Artery Embolization in Patients Presenting with Massive Hemoptysis: Initial Experience from a Rural Tertiary Centre of Central India

1Department of Chest and Tuberculosis, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences, Ambala 133207, Haryana, India
2Department of Interventional Radiology, TIFAC-CORE, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Wardha, India

Received 2 August 2011; Accepted 12 September 2011

Academic Editors: A. Celi, C. Flores, and A. Michalopoulos

Copyright © 2011 Sameer Singhal and Pankaj Banode. 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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