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 was performed as an urgent procedure, and an intact bread tag was found lodged in the subglottis.
The new GI-BRONCH Mentor combines the virtual with the physical to create the ultimate training solution for flexible bronchoscopy.
Some strongly suggests injecting "absolute ethanol" directly into the sub-mucosal layer of a fistula, under flexible bronchoscopy as a first-line therapy for patients with a postoperative BPF with an orifice < 3 mm in diameter.
The only associated adverse events have been the minor sort common with flexible bronchoscopy.
The diagnostic yield of flexible bronchoscopy in non-HIV infected immunocompromised patients and pulmonary infiltrates is only about 56%.
Immersion Medical's system addresses three types of endoscopic procedures: flexible bronchoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
With the development of new instruments and the refining of new techniques, flexible bronchoscopy has become one of the most frequently performed invasive procedures in pulmonary medicine.
BF-XP190 Advances Visualization in Small Anatomy Bronchoscopy Flexible bronchoscopy is widely used in the diagnosis of respiratory pathologies in children of all ages.
Flexible bronchoscopy is the best means of bullet retrieval.
Airway evaluation was made based on computed tomography (CT) thorax scans and flexible bronchoscopy.
Flexible bronchoscopy (FB) is primarily used to sample pathologic lesions involving the tracheobronchial tree as well as lung parenchyma.
The diagnosis of laryngotracheal stenosis (LS) was entertained, and flexible bronchoscopy performed at the bedside revealed LTS with an intact airway diameter of 1 mm.

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