Bronchoscopy Center

Bronchoscopy is a procedure during which a patient's lung, airways, voice box, vocal cord, trachea, and many branches of the bronchi may be evaluated. There are two types of bronchoscopies: a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope and a rigid bronchoscope. Bronchoscopy can be used for diagnosis and treatment. Some indications for bronchoscopy include:

  • persistent unexplained cough,
  • bloody sputum,
  • abnormal chest x-ray,
  • evaluation of possible lung infection,
  • remove foreign bodies in the airway,
  • place a stent to open a collapsed lung,
  • or to remove a mass or growth blocking the airway.
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