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Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334110
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Flexible bronchoscopy is an important procedure for evaluating the pediatric airway, allowing a dynamic view from the trachea through the lower bronchi. The flexible bronchoscope offers greater maneuverability than the rigid bronchoscope and may be done in conjunction with other...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334293
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Laryngoscopy and rigid bronchoscopy represent a necessary tool in the otolaryngologist’s arsenal. The advancement in designing smaller and more versatile laryngeal equipment and fiber-optic telescopes as well as the increasingly higher resolution of still and video imagery have allowed...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314381
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... flexible bronchoscopy that entail the administration of a single oral or intravenous drug or drug combination (e.g. midazolam, meperidine, propofol, ketamine, remifentanyl), or inhalational agents (premixed nitrous oxide, sevoflurane). Whichever the choice of sedation and the technique of oxygen delivery...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314384
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... Abstract Flexible fibre-optic bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage have become important diagnostic tools for the evaluation and often for the treatment of infants and children with serious lung and airway problems causing respiratory insufficiency or failure. These patients are cared...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314385
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... Abstract The miniaturization of rigid and flexible endoscopes and their accessories has paved the way for the wider use of bronchoscopy as therapeutic intervention in paediatric patients in a broader spectrum of airway diseases. The purpose of this chapter is to describe and evaluate specific...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314387
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... Abstract Paediatric bronchoscopy entails two endoscopic techniques: flexible and rigid bronchoscopy. Flexible bronchoscopy is mainly performed by pulmonologists, whereas rigid bronchoscopy is a more invasive procedure usually carried out by otorhinolaryngologists. Each method has advantages...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314388
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... Abstract Flexible bronchoscopy (FB) is the only method that permits real-time direct visualization and dynamic evaluation of the tracheobronchial system. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) scanners can generate accurate 2-dimensional (multiplanar reformation) and 3-dimensional...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9311-3
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262460
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
... interventional bronchoscopy. The aim of this review is to highlight the current status of the EBUS-TBNA technique and to discuss the future direction of EBUS. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers. Despite the advances in surgical treatment and multimodality treatment, lung cancer is still...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 37
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/000210423
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8643-6
... Abstract Bronchoscopy in the new millennium spells an exciting time for the pulmonologist, which likens to Alice peering through the looking glass into a wonderland of miniaturized probes, superior optics and technology that are advancing at a maddening pace. Whilst scientists continue to push...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 37
Published: 17 March 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-8643-6
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8643-6
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062110
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062119
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062113
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
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Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062111
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
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Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062107
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062108
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1