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Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Outpatient Facilities, 1982

Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Outpatient Facilities, 1982 Abstract • During the past decade, fiberoptic bronchoscopy has proved to be a valuable diagnostic and therapeutic procedure with a low complication rate. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy performed while the patient is given a topical anesthetic is shown to be safe, expeditious, economical, and well suited in the treatment of selected outpatients. (Arch Intern Med 1983;143:30-31) References 1. Landa JF: Indications for bronchoscopy. Chest 1978;75( (suppl) ):686-690.Crossref 2. Credle WF, Smiddy JF, Elliott RC: Complications of fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Am Rev Respir Dis 1974;109:67-72. 3. Suratt PM, Smiddy JF, Gruber B: Deaths and complications associated with fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Chest 1976;69:747-751.Crossref 4. Zavala DC: Diagnostic fiberoptic bronchoscopy: Techniques and results of biopsy in 600 patients. Chest 1975;68:12-19.Crossref 5. Donlan CJ, Foreman DR, Klayton RJ: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy in nonhospitalized patients. Arch Intern Med 1978;138:698-699.Crossref 6. Foreman DR: Palliative endobronchial implantation of radioactive gold seeds, abstracted. Am Rev Respir Dis 1977;115:107. 7. Khan MA: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy revisited. Chest 1978;74:119-120.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1983 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
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1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1983.00350010032006
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Abstract

Abstract • During the past decade, fiberoptic bronchoscopy has proved to be a valuable diagnostic and therapeutic procedure with a low complication rate. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy performed while the patient is given a topical anesthetic is shown to be safe, expeditious, economical, and well suited in the treatment of selected outpatients. (Arch Intern Med 1983;143:30-31) References 1. Landa JF: Indications for bronchoscopy. Chest 1978;75( (suppl) ):686-690.Crossref 2. Credle WF, Smiddy JF, Elliott RC: Complications of fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Am Rev Respir Dis 1974;109:67-72. 3. Suratt PM, Smiddy JF, Gruber B: Deaths and complications associated with fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Chest 1976;69:747-751.Crossref 4. Zavala DC: Diagnostic fiberoptic bronchoscopy: Techniques and results of biopsy in 600 patients. Chest 1975;68:12-19.Crossref 5. Donlan CJ, Foreman DR, Klayton RJ: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy in nonhospitalized patients. Arch Intern Med 1978;138:698-699.Crossref 6. Foreman DR: Palliative endobronchial implantation of radioactive gold seeds, abstracted. Am Rev Respir Dis 1977;115:107. 7. Khan MA: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy revisited. Chest 1978;74:119-120.Crossref

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1983

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