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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Flexible bronchoscopy carried out as an urgent procedure revealed an incomplete bread tag (Fig.
Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy confirmed that in 15% of cases a standard DLT was misplaced during initial intubation, whereas no such cases occurred with the use of VivaSight, which the authors attributed to continuous visualisation capabilities which are an integrated feature of VivaSight.
Persistence of recurrent or chronic airway disease may warrant diagnostic bronchoscopy to confirm the diagnosis.
The test, which ultimately focused on 30 genes, yielded a sensitivity of 77%, compared with 74% for bronchoscopy alone.
Pins were completely removed by bronchoscopy under general anesthesia in 32 (88.
Bronchoscopy was performed in 401 patients because of foreign body aspiration in Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty Pediatric Surgery Operation Room between January 2006 and June 2011.
Bronchoscopy for atelectasis in the ICU: a case report and review of the literature.
Results: A total of 164 patients underwent bronchoscopy during this period.
Radiographic data and bronchoscopy can aid with the diagnosis.
Objective: Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) using superDimension/Bronchus System is a novel method to increase diagnostic yield of bronchoscopy in peripheral lung lesions and mediastinal lymphadenopathy.
Bronchoscopy is an internal examination of the air passages and the lungs using a very fine and flexible fibre-optic cable with a camera in the end of it so that your specialist can see the inside of your lungs, take photographs and even biopsies of suspicious-looking tissue.