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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Keywords: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy, sarcoidosis, transbronchial biopsy
In 2002, in the Taiwanese population, the length of the airway from the mouth to the carina and its relationship with height was evaluated in 293 patients via fiberoptic bronchoscopy, obtaining a linear regression equation as a result: [height (cm)/5]--13.
Chandra T J, Dash S, Srinivas G, Prabhakara Rao PV, A study on rapid confirmation of pulmonary tuberculosis in smear-negative acid fast bacilli cases by using fiberoptic bronchoscopy, done through a trans oro pharyngeal spacer, J.
Value of washings and brushings at fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of lung cancer.
Conclusion: Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy was reliable when applied with fiberoptic bronchoscopy due to the significantly lower complication rates.
In order to remove the foreign body in children, usually rigid bronchoscopy is used; in adults, rigid and fiberoptic bronchoscopy can be used (3).
Educating anesthesiology residents to perform percutaneous cricothyrotomy, retrograde intubation, and fiberoptic bronchoscopy using preserved cadavers.
Secondary objectives focused on VivaSight insertion success without the need for flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy during One Lung Ventilation, frequency of tube displacement, ease of insertion, quality of lung collapse, postoperative complaints, and airway injuries.
C-15130 fixing of fiberoptic bronchoscopy with adhesive bands to fix a skin for infants
Background: The aim of this cross sectional study is to determine the role of fiberoptic bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of lung diseases and observe the clinical presentation, diagnosis, complications and demographic characteristics of the patient in Jinnah Hospital Lahore.
10) Historically, rigid bronchoscope had been used to retrieve foreign bodies; however, the use of fiberoptic bronchoscopy is increasingly being pursued.