Bronchoscopy, General And Interventional

D. J. Feller-Kopman, R. Bechara

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Abstract

Bronchoscopy refers to examination of the tracheobronchial tree via a rigid or flexible bronchoscope. This chapter will review both diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy, with a focus on the available technology and procedural techniques used to diagnose and treat a variety of lung diseases. As 'Bronchoscopy: Regular and Interventional' is a topic for which textbooks are available, the reader is encouraged to explore the relevant literature, with some pertinent references listed in the further reading section.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine, Four-Volume Set
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages305-313
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780123708793
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Autofluorescence bronchoscopy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Bronchial biopsy
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Electrocautery
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Stent
  • Transbronchial needle aspiration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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