Bronchoscopy with Rigid and Flexible Instruments
Bronchoscopy is indicated whenever symptoms, signs or findings arouse suspicion of a possible bronchial neoplasm. The appearances seen offer valuable diagnostic evidence to an experienced eye, and specimens for the laboratory can be obtained. On planning treatment, knowledge of the position and extent of the disease is valuable, and bronchoscopy is often aimed at determining both of these factors at one examination.
KeywordsVocal Cord Main Bronchus Biopsy Forceps Bronchial Tree Flexible Bronchoscope
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