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Flex-Rigid Pleuroscopy Under Local Anesthesia

Sep 25, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Flex-Rigid Pleuroscopy Under Local Anesthesia

Fig. 25.1 Devices for flex-rigid pleuroscopy under local anesthesia. (a) Flex-rigid pleuroscope (LTF-260, Olympus). (b) Flexible trocar. (c) Alligator biopsy forceps Flex-rigid pleuroscope (LTF-260, Olympus, Tokyo, Japan) Endoscopy system (light…

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Basic Flexible Bronchoscopy

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Fig. 14.1 A representative case to show the importance of scope rotation. (a) A patient with a lung mass on the right S6 on chest CT. (b) During bronchoscopy, initial…

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Photodynamic Therapy for Lung Cancer

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Fig. 29.1 (a) There is mild thickening and redness on the mucosa of the left upper lobe bronchus (arrow). This was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma after biopsy. (b) On…

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Processing Samples

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Fig. 10.1 Preparation of transbronchial biopsy/cytology samples 1. Specimen bottles with formalin   2. Thin tweezers   3. Nitrocellulose papers with square cut sections that are 5-mm wide   4….

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Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound Findings

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Gain value (G) 9/19 Contrast value (C) 4/8 Image quality (I) Image-1 Scanning direction (DIR) Inverse (INV) Fig. 16.1 Setting of the ultrasound device 16.2 Typical R-EBUS Findings [3–8] R-EBUS…

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