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A new instrument and technique for lung biopsy using local anaesthesia
  1. D. T. Thompson
  1. Department of Surgery, University of Rhodesia, Salisbury, Rhodesia


    The more generally used techniques of lung biopsy are examined. There follows a description of a new instrument and technique for removing a small portion of lung using local anaesthesia. The technique, its advantages, and possible shortcomings are discussed.

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