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Bronchoscopy: Bronchoscopy is endoscopic visualization of the tracheobronchial tree for diagnosis and treatment (excision) of a tracheobronchial tumor or foreign object. A lighted instrument with a video camera on the end (bronchoscope) is inserted into the mouth and down to the trachea.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Bronchoscopy:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Bronchoscopy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Bronchoscopy may include:
Recovery period for Bronchoscopy: A few to ten days if biopsy taken.
Bronchoscopy: A diagnostic procedure involving the use of a bronchoscope to examine the inside of the airways for abnormalities such as bleeding, inflammation or foreign bodies.
Bronchoscopy: A procedure in which a thin, lighted tube is inserted through the nose or mouth. This allows examination of the inside of the trachea and bronchi (air passages that lead to the lung), as well as the lung. Bronchoscopy may be used to detect cancer or to perform some treatment procedures.
Source: National Institute of Health
Bronchoscopy : endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
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