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Is bronchoscopy always justified in diagnosis of haemoptysis?

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Summary of "Is bronchoscopy always justified in diagnosis of haemoptysis?"

Fiber-optic bronchoscopy (FOB) is commonly performed in the first line in diagnostic process of haemoptysis. However, lots of evidences suggest that in haemoptysis FOB do not always provide additional, useful information to radiological diagnostics. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the validity of performing FOB as a method of choice in first line diagnostics of haemoptysis.

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Name: Advances in respiratory medicine
ISSN: 2451-4934
Pages: 13-16

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