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What The Different Between A Endoscopy And A Bronscopy
Lung vs gi tract: Bronchoscopy is the study where they look into your lungs with a bronchoscope. Endocopy, a non-specific term, usually refers to the procedure of looking into your GI tract (stomach, intestines). But, in general, endoscopy is any study that looks inside your body, so a bronchoscopy is a type of an endoscopy... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bronchoscopy is a procedure to visually examine inside of the airways (trachea, bronchii). This can be done using a rigid bronchoscope or flexible fiber-optic scope. It can be used to obtain samples such as washings (bal) and biopsies for diagnosis. There are also therapeutic interventions ...Read more
Anxious re: toddlers bronchoscopy/endoscopy on tues.Chronic wet, junky, chest cough. (14 months long)some atelectasis. Stunted growth. Possible causes?!
What is a bronchoalveolar lavage please ?; also can u advice me. Also how is it different from bronchoscopy; thanks
Saline wash/segment: A bronchoalveolar lavage is a saline wash of a segment of the lung. It is sent to the laboratory for studies such as cultures and cell counts. A bronchoscopy is the actual procedure which involves a scope placed into the airway via the nose or mouth, to visualize the airways. ...Read more
Sounds like he's: Looking for evidence, but the only proof is a biopsy. Ct-scans reveal lumps, in lungs or the mediastinum, wher the heart, swallowing tube and lymph nodes live. Size and architecture point to or against cancer. Pet/ct follows a biopsy. They must know that there is cancer first, then look for the legitimate treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband had pneomonia. Given antibitics with no significant change. Given new antibitic. Has bronscopy. Scheduled. Is it possible first one want enoug?
If someone had pneuomonia and has a cat scan with contrast and shows no aboramalities is a bronscopy necessary dr couldn't see tube due to pneum?
My husband had pneuomonia. Went back to dr today. Still residual left from infection. Dr could not see bronchial tube. Bronscopy. Cancet?
Ask the doctor: Traces of pneumonia will show for weeks even after treatment. The appearance on x-ray resolves slowly. However, I am not sure what the doctor meant if he could not see the bronchial tube, so you should ask that doctor. It may be under or over exposure of the x-ray leading to unclear picture or maybe the residual pneumonia is in the central region blocking the bronchial tube. Just ask again. ...Read more
Need help. Husband had pneuomonia. Just getting over it. They want to do bronscopy cuz they can't see bronchial tube. Ct for lymph nodes. Cancet?
Hard to say: It's hard to answer your question without knowing all the specifics and seeing the ct images. When they say "they can't see bronchial tube" it probably means that a bronchus is obstructed on ct. Bronchoscopy is reasonable to see it it's a mucus plug (from sputum) or a tumor obstructing the tube. Lymph nodes (hilar or mediastinal) can be reactive to pneumonia or cancer so it's hard to tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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