With the development of new instruments and the refining of new techniques, flexible bronchoscopy has become one of the most frequently performed invasive procedures in pulmonary medicine. This new edition of Flexible Bronchoscopy is an essential addition to the bronchoscopist's bookshelf. It highlights possible complications, contra-indications and precautions. In addition it addresses all current techniques and future technologies in interventional bronchoscopy. For ease of use Flexible Bronchoscopy is divided into four major sections: Fundamentals of Bronchoscopy Diagnostic Bronchoscopy Therapeutic Bronchoscopy Special Considerations Flexible Bronchoscopyis an ideal training manual for all respiratory and pulmonary physicians, as well as trainees and residents working in the field of respiratory medicine, who need to develop the skill of interventional bronchoscopy.These instruments are intended to replace the manual cleaning and brushing with an automated and standard process that is less ... Among these, most serious was the transmission of tuberculosis to several patients due to use of a damaged bronchoscope ... The advantages, disadvantages and adverse effects of these agents are summarized in Table 2.6 and have been reviewed elsewhere [45, 46].
|Author||:||Ko-Pen Wang, Atul C. Mehta, J. Francis Turner, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2012-02-20|