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Bronchoscopy

Andrew F. Pierre
Bronchoscopy is a topic covered in the Pearson's General Thoracic.

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Key Points

  • Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy are important skills that the thoracic surgeon should master.
  • Indications for flexible and rigid bronchoscopy are manifold and impact all aspects of thoracic surgical care.
  • The decision as to which technique to use depends on the condition of the patient and the pathology at hand.

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Key Points

  • Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy are important skills that the thoracic surgeon should master.
  • Indications for flexible and rigid bronchoscopy are manifold and impact all aspects of thoracic surgical care.
  • The decision as to which technique to use depends on the condition of the patient and the pathology at hand.

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Last updated: December 30, 2019