Bronchoscopy(redirected from flexible bronchoscopy)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
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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