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a slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes

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Exclusion criteria were patients who needed emergent bronchoscopies and those who had negative bronchoscopies.
All bronchoscopies were performed under general anesthesia in the operating room, except for the exhausted patients for whom tropical anesthesia was applied to save time.
Reducing the number of rigid bronchoscopies performed in suspected foreign body aspiration cases via the use of chest computed tomography: is it safe?
To prevent unnecessary bronchoscopies flexible bronchoscopy is performed primarily in operation room conditions and then rigid bronchoscopy is performed, if necessary in some centers (5).
Investigators queried electronic laboratory records for Legionella-positive cultures from respiratory specimens collected at the medical center during January 2007-December 2008 to determine if additional unrecognized cases associated with bronchoscopies performed in the suite had occurred.
The bronchoscopies had detected roughly half of the cancers in the group, and the genetic signatures of the windpipe cells had revealed 80 percent.
He had a known history of tracheal telangiectasia for which he had had three prior bronchoscopies and ablation therapy.
Prior to February 1994, all ventilation bronchoscopies at our institution had been performed under direct vision; 48 of the 114 patients (42.
He said: "People at all stages of the patient journey were involved in the process, from GPs and patient representatives to those who carry out CT scans and bronchoscopies.
In certain situations, it may reduce the number of bronchoscopies that need to be performed," Summers says.
Over 300,000 bronchoscopies are performed annually in the United States in patients at high risk for lung cancer, and as many as half result in an inconclusive cancer diagnosis.