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Flexible Bronchoscopy Mediated Foreign Body Removal From Right Lower Lobe Bronchus Using a Cryoprobe

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posted on 2019-04-03, 17:25 authored by Rajan Santosham, Rajiv Santosham, Rahul Sharma, Vamshidhar Tirunagari
Impaction of a foreign body in the bronchus is common. Flexible bronchoscopy with use of a cryoprobe can be conveniently used to remove an impacted foreign body in the bronchus. This video demonstrates this process. Sometimes the diagnosis can be missed. Surgeons should have a suspicion of a foreign body whenever there are atelectatic changes and consolidation on radiographic imaging.


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