- Endobronchial schwannomaElaine Dumoulin
Department of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 19:75-7. 2012..The autofluorescence ratio was <0.5 for 2 of 3 lesions. The optimal follow-up and treatment plan for these lesions remain unknown, especially in asymptomatic patients...
- Idiopathic subglottic stenosis: a familial predispositionElaine Dumoulin
Department of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Ann Thorac Surg 95:1084-6. 2013..These are the first cases reported in the literature that suggest a genetic predisposition for idiopathic subglottic stenosis...
- Wet laboratory versus computer simulation for learning endobronchial ultrasound: a randomized trialDavid Ryan Stather
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Can Respir J 19:325-30. 2012..Linear endobronchial ultrasound with transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is a revolutionary bronchoscopic procedure that is challenging to learn...
- Bronchoscopic removal of a large intracavitary pulmonary aspergillomaDavid R Stather
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Chest 143:238-41. 2013..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of bronchoscopic removal of a large cavitary aspergilloma. This important new treatment modality provides a viable alternative therapy for this potentially life-threatening problem...
- The impact of tunneled pleural catheters on the quality of life of patients with malignant pleural effusionsNatasha F Sabur
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
Respiration 85:36-42. 2013..Tunneled pleural catheters (TPC) are used in the management of malignant pleural effusions (MPE), but the impact of this palliative procedure on patient quality of life (QoL) has not been well described...
- Trainee impact on advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy: an analysis of 607 consecutive procedures in an interventional pulmonary practiceDavid Ryan Stather
Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Respirology 18:179-84. 2013..This study aimed to determine the impact of trainees during advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy on procedure time, sedation use and complications...
- Trainee impact on procedural complications: an analysis of 967 consecutive flexible bronchoscopy procedures in an interventional pulmonology practiceDavid R Stather
Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada davestather yahoo ca
Respiration 85:422-8. 2013..Flexible bronchoscopy is generally considered a safe procedure; however, complications can include pneumothorax, bleeding and even death...
- Evaluation of clinical endobronchial ultrasound skills following clinical versus simulation trainingDavid R Stather
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Respirology 17:291-9. 2012..This study aims to compare trainee EBUS-TBNA performance during clinical procedures, following training with a computer EBUS-TBNA simulator versus conventional clinical EBUS-TBNA training...