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Atlas of Flexible Bronchoscopy

1st Edition

By Pallav Shah

CRC Press

256 pages | 784 Color Illus. | 200 B/W Illus.

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Description

This unique and comprehensive atlas by an expert practioner provides an innovative pictorial guide to flexible bronchoscopy, one of the most exciting and challenging procedures in respiratory medicine today.

  • Includes the very latest procedures and techniques
  • Comprehensive coverage, guides you through the range of anatomical and pathological possibilities
  • A step-by-step guide to the use of bronchoscopic techniques, interpretation of images and differential diagnoses
  • Integrates naked eye, bronchoscopic and radiological anatomy to give you a thorough understanding of the procedure
  • Numerous full colour illustrations and sound practical advice make this a key text for learning and refining your technique

The book will be invaluable to those training in respiratory medicine, plus also specialist respiratory nurses and practising pulmonologists who wish to expand their practice and knowledge of the technique.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Bronchopulmonary segments

Normal anatomy (anterior approach)

Normal anatomy (posterior approach)

Vascular relationships and lymph node stations

Transbronchial fine-needle aspiration (anterior approach)

Transbronchial fine-needle aspiration (posterior approach)

Endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy

Pathology

Fluorescence-based imaging

Electromagnetic navigation

Intubation and management of airway haemorrhage

Endobronchial tumour debulking

Stents

Bronchoscopic treatment for emphysema and asthma: bronchoscopic lung volume reduction

About the Author

Pallav Shah MD MBBS FRCP is a Consultant Physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital and the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London. He is leader of the Bronchoscopy Service for the Royal Brompton Hospital. He has been the founding chair of the Interventional Pulmonology Specialist Advisory Group for the British Thoracic Society as well as an editor for the thoracic section of Gray's Anatomy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine