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Author Strausz, J.

Title Interventional Pulmonology
Published Sheffield : European Respiratory Society Journals, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Series European Respiratory Monograph, Number 48
European respiratory monograph ; Number 48
Contents Cover; Contents; Guest Editors; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Different techniques of bronchoscopy; Chapter 2 -- Anaesthesia for interventional bronchoscopy; Diagnostic procedures; Chapter 3 -- Early detection of lung cancer; Chapter 4 -- Transbronchial needle aspiration and endobronchial ultrasound; Chapter 5 -- Bronchoalveolar lavage; Chapter 6 -- In vivo confocal microendoscopy: from the proximal bronchus down to the pulmonary acinus; Chapter 7 -- Diagnostic management of solitary pulmonary nodule; Chapter 8 -- Transthoracic needle biopsy; Chapter 9 -- Pleural biopsy and thoracoscopy
Therapeutic interventionsChapter 10 -- Airway foreign bodies: clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment; Chapter 11 -- Endobronchial laser treatment: an essential tool in therapeutic bronchoscopy; Chapter 12 -- Cryosurgery; Chapter 13 -- Bronchoscopic high-dose-rate brachytherapy; Chapter 14 -- Airway stents; Chapter 15 -- Endoscopic lung volume reduction; Chapter 16 -- Bronchial thermoplasty for asthma; Other procedures; Chapt
Summary This updated issue provides an extensive overview of bronchoscopy and other pulmonary interventional procedures that have arisen over the past decade. The chapters cover topics from the traditional diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to the newest clinical results derived from translational research. This book is intended to orient the medical teams that are regularly confronted with the challenge of invasively diagnosing different pulmonary diseases or offering therapeutic interventional procedures
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Subject Medicine.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Diagnostic Imaging.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Diagnostic Techniques, Respiratory System.
Diagnostic Techniques, Surgical.
Lung Diseases.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures.
Pulmonary Surgical Procedures.
Radiography, Interventional.
Respiratory Tract Diseases.
Surgical Procedures, Operative.
Thoracic Surgical Procedures.
Form Electronic book
Author Bolliger, CT
ISBN 1849840024