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Bronchoscopy is a safe procedure, but current guidelines recommend transfusion for platelets <20 K/μL. Studies of bronchoscopy in thrombocytopenia are limited.
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Name: Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology
Recent advances in bronchoscopy utilizing endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) as well as lung cancer therapy may have driven physicians to perform diagnostic bronchoscopy (DB) for high-risk patients.
Re-biopsy by bronchoscopy is an important part of treatment for patients with relapsed lung cancer; however, some patients refuse to undergo a re-examination due to discomfort during their first bronc...
Rigid bronchoscopy is one of the oldest medical techniques used in the respiratory and thoracic fields. Even though its use declined after the development of flexible bronchoscopy, it has again gained...
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a multifactorial disease. Cancer and older age are risk factors for both recurrent VTE and bleeding under anticoagulant therapy. Oral direct factor Xa inhibitors (Xa in...
More than 60% of patients with lung cancer are diagnosed at advanced stages. The introduction of targeted therapies requires molecular diagnosis to guide treatment. The aim of this study was to evalua...
This monocentric, non-interventional observational registry study was designed in order to obtain data of patients with the indication for a flexible bronchoscopy to control and optimize a...
Flexible bronchoscopy is a commonly performed procedure and is usually performed transnasally. The optimal topical anesthesia regimen for bronchoscopy is investigational. Topical Vasoconst...
Flexible bronchoscopy is one of the most widely performed procedures for diagnosis of various bronchopulmonary diseases. Most patients tolerate the procedure well although cough is often r...
The objective of the study was to establish which anesthetic procedure used during flexible bronchoscopy has the lowest index of complications.
An observational comparison of different locations of saturation measurements during Flexible Bronchoscopy
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
Bleeding into the joints. It may arise from trauma or spontaneously in patients with hemophilia.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...