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Title Interventional pulmonary medicine / edited by John F. Beamis Jr., Praveen N. Mathur, Atul C. Mehta
Published New York : M. Dekker, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 689 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 189
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 189
Contents 1. History of rigid bronchoscopy / Felix J.F. Herth, John F. Beamis, Jr., and Armin Ernst -- 2. Rigid bronchoscopy: an interventional tool with a history and a future / Carla R. Lamb and John F. Beamis, Jr. -- 3. Interventional flexible bronchoscopy: historical perspective / Teruomi Miyazawa [and others] -- 4. Therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy: overview / Pyng Lee and Atul C. Mehta -- 5. Laser bronchoscopy for malignant disease / José Pablo Díaz-Jiménez and Alicia N. Rodriguez -- 6. Laser bronchoscopy for benign disease / Henri Colt -- 7. Cryotherapy: cold therapy for the tracheobronchial tree / James L. Knepler, Jr., and Praveen N. Mathur -- 8. Endobronchial electrosurgery / Roberto F. Machado [and others] -- 9. Endobronchial brachytherapy / Dattatreyudu Nori [and others] -- 10. Argon plasma coagulator / Lutz Freitag and Günther Reichle -- 11. Silicone airway stents / Macé M. Schuurmans and Chris T. Bolliger -- 12. Self-expanding metallic airway stents / James N. Allen -- 13. Foreign body removal / Kevin L. Kovitz and Martin L. Mayse -- 14. Photodynamic therapy: early lung cancer / Stephen Lam and Annette M. McWilliams -- 15. Photodynamic therapy for palliation of lung cancer / David Ost -- 16. Bronchoscopic-mediated gene therapy: past, present, and future / Robert J. Kruklitis and Daniel H. Sterman -- 17. Whole lung lavage / Benjamin D. Medoff and Selim M. Arcasoy -- 18. Fluorescence bronchoscopy / Franz Stanzel and Karl Häussinger -- 19. Transbronchial needle aspiration / E. James Britt -- 20. Medical thoracoscopy: historical perspective / Robert Loddenkemper -- 21. Medical thoracoscopy: diagnosis of pleural pulmonary disorders / Andrew G. Villanueva and John F. Beamis, Jr. -- 22. Medical thoracoscopy: therapy for malignant conditions / Juliette L. Wohlrab and Charles A. Read -- 23. Medical thoracoscopy: therapy for benign conditions / Michael H. Baumann -- 24. Medical thoracoscopy: techniques for thoracic sympathectomy / Marc Noppen -- 25. Transtracheal oxygen therapy / Kent L. Christopher -- 26. Chest tube placement / Francis D. Sheski -- 27. Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy / Bennett P. deBoisblanc -- 28. Transthoracic needle aspiration and biopsy / Carla R. Lamb, David A. Bradshaw, and Dennis E. Amundson -- 29. Effects of interventional procedures on quality of life and pulmonary function / Michael A. Jantz and Gerard A. Silvestri -- 30. Training in interventional pulmonology / Michael J. Simoff and Paul A. Kvale -- Appendix: procedural algorithms. 1. Palliative therapy for malignant central airway obstruction. 2. Medical thoracoscopy. 3. Malignant pleural effusion. 4. Large-bore chest tube insertion. 5. Bedside pleurodesis
Summary Surveying state-of-the-art materials and methods for combating malignant and benign pulmonary conditions with new interventional pulmonology techniques, this comprehensive guide examines the full spectrum of available interventional options for pulmonologists and other specialists-supplying crisp descriptions of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques ranging from rigid bronchoscopy, laser therapy, and fluorescence bronchoscopy to medical thoracoscopy to transbronchial and transthoracic needle aspiration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bronchoscopy.
Lungs -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Lungs -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Lungs -- Endoscopic surgery.
Lung Diseases -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Beamis, John F.
Mathur, Praveen N.
Mehta, Atul C.
ISBN 1420030957 (electronic bk.)
9781420030952 (electronic bk.)