Bronchoscopy

A medical examination of the airways of the lungs. A sedative is given. Then a flexible tube is put down the nose or into the mouth and down into the airways. The doctor can see the inside of the airways using an eye piece. Samples of tissue can be taken (biopsies) for examination under the microscope.
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Bronchoscopy

A procedure to examine the inside of the lung.
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bronchoscopy

Examination of the bronchi by means of a fibre optic instrument
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Bronchoscopy

Our Bronchoscopy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Bronchoscopy Bronchoscopy: A procedure that permits the doctor to see the breathing passages through a lighted tube.
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bronchoscopy

<investigation, procedure> An examination used for inspection of the interior of the tracheo-bronchial tree, performance of endobronchial diagnostic tests, taking of specimens for biopsy and culture and removal of foreign bodies. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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bronchoscopy

(brong-kos´kә-pe) inspection of the interior of the tracheobronchial tree through a bronchoscope, usually a fiberoptic one passed through the nose; done for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The bronchoscope allows for visualization of the bronchial mucosa and removal of tissue for biopsy. ...
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Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an endoscopic technique of visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. An instrument (bronchoscope) is inserted into the airways, usually through the nose or mouth, or occasionally through a tracheostomy. This allows the practitioner to examine the patient`s airways for abnormalities such as fore....
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bronchoscopy

Contents • Who needs bronchoscopy? • What to before bronchoscopy • What to expect during bronchoscopy • What to expect after bronchoscopy • What does bronchoscopy show? • Risks Bronchoscope inserted through the mouth, trachea, and bronchus into the lung; lymph n...
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bronchoscopy

Type: Term Pronunciation: brong-kos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. Inspection of the interior of the tracheobronchial tree through a bronchoscope.
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bronchoscopy

Endoscopic examination of the trachea and bronchi.
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Bronchoscopy

A test to examine the parts of the body that allow you to breathe. See bronchoscopy section.
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bronchoscopy

A procedure that uses a bronchoscope to examine the inside of the trachea, bronchi (air passages that lead to the lungs), and lungs. A bronchoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease. The bronchoscope is inserted through ...
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bronchoscopy

the use of an endoscope to examine and take biopsies from the interior of the bronchia
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Bronchoscopy

Examination of the bronchi through a bronchoscope.
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bronchoscopy

Using a bronchoscope to look inside the trachea and large bronchi.
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