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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5048961, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5048961
Clinical Study

Diagnosis of Peripheral Lung Lesions via Conventional Flexible Bronchoscopy with Multiplanar CT Planning

1Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
2Division of Research, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Received 20 March 2016; Revised 29 September 2016; Accepted 11 October 2016

Academic Editor: Kazuyoshi Kuwano

Copyright © 2016 Marianne Anastasia De Roza 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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