Bronchoscopy

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Bronchoscopy

 

a method of direct examination of the trachea and bronchi by means of a special instrument—the bronchoscope. Bronchoscopy is used for diagnosis and treatment and also for removal of foreign bodies from the trachea and bronchi.

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While most Americans have heard of older tests for lung cancer, such as chest x-ray (80%), 74% MRI or CT scan, but only one-fourth of the population (26%) know about a new and effective test, autofluorescence bronchoscopy.
Autofluorescence bronchoscopy is a new technology developed by Canadian company Xillix Technologies Corp.
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