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2022 Apr 22

BMC Pulm Med



Lung injury induced by different negative suction pressure in patients with pneumoconiosis undergoing whole lung lavage.


Yang M, Li B, Wang B, Li L, Ji Y, Zhou Y, Huang R, Cheng Q
BMC Pulm Med. 2022 Apr 22; 22(1):152.
PMID: 35459122.


Pneumoconiosis is a diffuse interstitial fibronodular lung disease, which is caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica. Whole lung lavage (WLL) is a therapeutic procedure used to treat pneumoconiosis. This study is to compare the effects of different negative pressure suction on lung injury in patients with pneumoconiosis undergoing WLL.