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Biomarker Testing Underutilized in Precision Lung Medicine

February 06, 2019 Share this content: Biomarker test use varies by corresponding pulmonary condition. Biomarkers are underutilized in precision lung medicine despite an abundance of available biomarker tests, according to an article published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. This underscores the need for further research into the cost-effectiveness, generalizability, and utility… Read More »

A patient coughed up this huge blood clot that perfectly replicates the airways of his lung

A man undergoing treatment for heart failure coughed up an enormous, intact blood clot that formed a perfect cast of the air passageways of his lung. The completeness of the clot, once unfolded onto blue medical cloth, astounded doctors; they could trace the three branches of the upper lobe of the lung, the two branches… Read More »