bronchoscope

(redirected from bronchoscopies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to bronchoscope

a slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
All bronchoscopies were performed by a single operator and were done with the patient lying supine on the operation table with the operator standing at the head end.
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).
(3) In one study, FBA accounted for only 0.32% of all bronchoscopies performed in a tertiary thoracic center over an 11-year period.
Birmingham Coroner Aidan Cotter heard how Dr Adel Mansur, who had 16 years' experience of conducting bronchoscopies, was handed a bottle of phosphate buffer saline from a new batch with no additional information, by staff nurse Karen Richardson.
On July 25, 2008, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) notified CDC of four patients who had Legionella cultured from specimens obtained during bronchoscopies performed at a medical center in Arizona.
The bronchoscopies had detected roughly half of the cancers in the group, and the genetic signatures of the windpipe cells had revealed 80 percent.
Prior to February 1994, all ventilation bronchoscopies at our institution had been performed under direct vision; 48 of the 114 patients (42.1%) in this study had been treated in this manner.
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.
Research bronchoscopies were performed on healthy nonsmokers, cigarette smokers, and electronic-cigarette users (vapers), and bronchial brush biopsies and lavage samples were obtained.
After excluding the patients who needed emergent and negative bronchoscopies, the remaining clinically stable 84 patients were compared for the effects of preoperative administration of nebulized albuterol and budesonide combination on bronchoscopy complications.
514 bronchoscopies were done for various indications from January 2009 till December 2015 in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Goa Medical College, Goa; 206 patients had histo/cyto-pathological confirmation of bronchogenic carcinoma and have been included in the final analysis as they were meeting the inclusion criteria of the present study.