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If, as I have suggested, the tissue pH rises in premalignant tissues
might an elevation in alveolar pH, measured either directly or inidrectly,
be an aid to screening and prevention? The test would be very easy to do.
1. Direct vs indirect measurements of alveolar tissue pH. Richard G
Fiddian-Green Chest Online, 4 Jul 2004 eLetter re: Giovanna E. Carpagnano,
Peter J. Barnes, Jackie Francis, Nicola Wilson, Andrew Bush, and Sergei A.
Kharitonov Breath Condensate pH in Children With Cystic Fibrosis and
Asthma: A New Noninvasive Marker of Airway Inflammation? Chest 2004; 125: