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Introduction: Bronchoscopy

Description of Bronchoscopy

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.
Source: CRISP

Bronchoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
Source: MeSH 2007

Bronchoscopy: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Bronchoscopy:

  • Bronchoscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Procedures, Bronchoscopic

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Bronchoscopy

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Bronchoscopy

The following list attempts to classify Bronchoscopy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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