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Jan 2016 PloS one

Rapid Diagnosis of Lung Tumors, a Feasability Study Using Maldi-Tof Mass Spectrometry.


Brioude G, Brégeon F, Trousse D, Flaudrops C, Secq V, De Dominicis F, Chabrières E, D'journo XB, Raoult D, Thomas PA


Despite recent advances in imaging and core or endoscopic biopsies, a percentage of patients have a major lung resection without diagnosis. We aimed to assess the feasibility of a rapid tissue preparation/analysis to discriminate cancerous from non-cancerous lung tissue.

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