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[Bronchiectasis and infection incidence in alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency. The value of high-resolution computed tomography].

Authors
  • Kauczor, H U
  • Hoffmann, A
  • Mehdikhani, H
  • Schunk, K
  • Schlegel, J
  • Mildenberger, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
RöFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1995
Volume
163
Issue
5
Pages
378–382
Identifiers
PMID: 8527749
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Bronchiectasis is a common finding in alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, and is associated with recurrent infections. HRCT is superior to chest radiography as an indicator for the risk of infection in these patients.

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