Frontiers in Lung Cancer

Bronchoscopy: Diagnostic & Therapeutic

Author(s): Keyvan Moghissi and Jack Kastelik

Pp: 114-136 (23)

DOI: 10.2174/9789811459566120010008

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


This chapter consists of two sections. In the first section, bronchoscopy and its contribution in diagnosis of central lung cancer are discussed. Particular emphasis is made on autofluorescence bronchoscopy and endobronchial sonography. Therapeutic bronchoscopy discusses the various methods with particular emphasis on the role of Nd Yag laser and Photodynamic Therapy.

Keywords: Autofluorescence bronchoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial sonography EBUS, Laser and PDT in the bronchus, Therapeutic Bronchoscopy.

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