treatment in the management of benign tracheal stenosis: Choices for simple and complex tracheal stenosis.
Another method, endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS) helps increase the rate of bronchoscopic
diagnosis, particularly in sarcoidosis.
Pulmonary bleeding is a life-threatening complication resulting from pulmonary diseases or following bronchoscopic
therapies and biopsy taking.
Caption: FIGURE 4B: Bronchoscopic
view of the broncholith as it is attached to the end of the scope via suction as it passes through the nasopharynx on its way out.
treatment of emphysema: State of the art.
3) Dark anthracotic pigmentation in the bronchial mucosa is a bronchoscopic
finding of pneumoconiosis or evidence of heavy atmospheric soot particles.
examination of 33 patient, 6 (17%) patient had pathological features suggestive of tuberculosis, like inflammation with distortion, granuloma and ulceration in mucosal wall, which was comparable to the study by So et al 5 swollen mucosa, stenosis or plaques of caseous material in 12 (18%) of the 65 patient.
We defined surrogate criteria as microbiological criteria only (1), ([greater than or equal to] 2 positive sputum cultures or 1 bronchoscopic
or lung biopsy culture), which has a positive predictive value of 70%-100% (5,6,9,10).
excision of the tumoural mass was performed.
Pulmonary infiltrates in non-HIV immunocompromised patients a diagnostic approach using non-invasive and bronchoscopic
Use of a bronchoscopic
technique was first reported in 1975 by Gdanietz and Krause, (4) who used histo-acryl adhesive to close an RTF.
All females underwent bronchoscopic
examination under general anesthesia using a Negus rigid bronchoscopy size 5-7 F with channel for ventilation.