Bronchoalveolar Lavage as a Therapeutic Way for Alveolar Proteinosis

Authors: M. Refka;  M. Janíková;  M. Tonkovicová;  J. Machová
Authors‘ workplace: OAIM, Ústav tuberkulózy, plúcnych chorôb a hrudníkovej chirurgie Vyšné Hágy, primár OAIM MUDr. Marta Janíková, CSc.
Published in: Anest. intenziv. Med., , 2002, č. 3, s. 127-129


Authors attend to case of young woman with alveolar proteinosis. Alveolar proteinosis is infrequent disease, which is repeatedly forgotten indifferential diagnosis diffuse pneumopathy processes. Complaint has common clinical features than other pulmonary affection. The sole crediblediagnostic method is lung biopsy and sample histologic adjusting. The bronchoalveolar lavage is only efficient therapeutic way today.

Key words:
alveolar proteinosis – lavage

Full text is not available online.
If interested in a scan of this journal, contact NTO ČLS JEP.

Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Inten Intensive Care Medicine
Forgotten password

Don‘t have an account?  Create new account

Forgotten password

Enter the email address that you registered with. We will send you instructions on how to set a new password.


Don‘t have an account?  Create new account