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Global Perspectives on Bronchoscopy


Samiya Razvi

Cleveland Clinic, United States of America

Bronchoscopy has become an essential part of modern medicine . Recent advances in technology have allowed integration of ultrasound with this tool. The use of lasers along with bronchoscopes has increased the therapeutic utility of this device. Globally an increasing number of pulmonary specialists, anaesthesiologists and thoracic surgeons are using the bronchoscope to expedite diagnosis and treatment. The current volume on bronchoscopy adds to the vast body of knowledge on this topic. The democratic online access to this body of knowledge will greatly increase the ease with which both trainees and expert bronchoscopists can learn more .The contributions from around the world cover the breadth of this field and includes cutting edge uses as well as a section on pediatric bronchoscopy . The book has been an effort by excellent authors and editors and will surely be a often reviewed addition to your digital bookshelf. . In summary, this book is a great testament to the power of collaboration and is a superb resource for doctors in training, ancillary team members as well as practicing healthcare providers who have to perform or arrange for bronchoscopy or the associated procedures.

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Global Perspectives on BronchoscopyEdited by Sai P. Haranath

Published: June 13th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1452

ISBN: 978-953-51-0642-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7011-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

55427 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Role of Flexible-Bronchoscopy in Pulmonary and Critical Care Practice

By Gilda Diaz-Fuentes and Sindhaghatta K. Venkatram


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2. Monitoring, Sedation, and Anesthesia for Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy

By Michael J. Morris, Herbert P. Kwon and Thomas B. Zanders


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3. Role of Broncoalveolar Lavage in Diagnosis

By Mohammad Shameem


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4. Lung Cancer - CT Vs Bronchoscopy

By António Saraiva and Christopher Oliveira


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5. Bronchoscopy in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

By Angel Estella


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6. Bronchoscopy in Bronchiectasis and Cystic Fibrosis

By Aditya Kasarabada, Mark E. Lund and Jeffrey B. Hoag


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7. Endotracheal Intubation with Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope (FFB) in Cases of Difficult Airway

By Francisco Navarro, Raúl Cicero and Andrea Colli


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8. Bronchoscopic Balloon Dilation (BBD) for Benign Tracheobronchial Stenosis

By Masayuki Tanahashi, Hiroshi Niwa, Haruhiro Yukiue, Eriko Suzuki, Hiroshi Haneda, Naoko Yoshii and Hisanori Kani


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9. Endoscopic Percutaneous Tracheotomy in Prolonged Intubation of Mechanical Ventilated Patients Admitted in Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit

By Rosa Mastropierro, Michela Bettinzoli and Aldo Manzato


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10. Pediatric Bronchoscopy

By Selma Maria de Azevedo Sias, Ana Cristina Barbosa Domingues and Rosana V. Mannarino


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11. Manual Jet Ventilation Using Manujet III for Bronchoscopic Airway Foreign Body Removal in Children

By Shaoqing Li, Yuqi Liu and Fang Tan


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12. Utility of Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital Airway Malformations in Children

By Yong Yin, Shuhua Yuan, Wenwei Zhong and Yu Ding


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