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Interventional Pulmonary Medicine

2nd Edition

Edited by John F. Beamis, Praveen Mathur, Atul C. Mehta

CRC Press

274 pages | 125 B/W Illus.

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Written by skilled specialists in the field of interventional pulmonology, the new Second Edition thoroughly explores the latest advancements, newest therapies, and diagnostic techniques in interventional pulmonary medicine. Using guidelines to ensure maximum quality and efficiency in patient care, this concise text is a must-have resource for all pulmonologists and critical care specialists.

New features in the Second Edition include:

  • the latest applications of bronchoscopic therapy for benign conditions (such as COPD and asthma), including endobronchial valves, airway bypass, chemical applications, and thermoplasty
  • diagnostic techniques for airway cancer and peripheral lesions: fluorescence, narrow band, and navigational bronchoscopy, OCT, confocal and raman microscopy, and peripheral EBUS
  • silicone, metal, and hybrid airway stents
  • advances in endoscopic staging of lung cancer
  • new bronchoscopic instrumentation, including the Ultra Thin Scope and Therapeutic Scope, and biopsy measuring and foreign body devices

Table of Contents

New Bronchoscopic Instrumentation: A Review and Update in Rigid Bronchoscopy

Lonny Yarmus and David Feller Kopman

Laser Bronchoscopy, Electrosurgery, APC, and Microdebrider

C. T. Bolliger

Update on Cryotherapy, Brachytherapy, and Photodynamic Therapy

Tim Lahm and Francis D. Sheski

Airway Stents

Pyng Lee, Elif Kupeli, and Atul C. Mehta

High-Resolution Bronchoscopy: Bringing These Modalities into Focus

David Riker

Endoscopic Staging of Lung Cancer

Kazuhiro Yasufuku

Medical Thoracoscopy

Andrew G. Villanueva and Anne Gonzalez

Tunneled Pleural Catheters

Paul MacEachern, David Stather, and Alain Tremblay

Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in COPD

Enrique Diaz-Guzman and Atul C. Mehta

Bronchial Thermoplasty

Martin L. Mayse and Mario Castro

Sedation, Analgesia, and Anesthesia for Airway Procedures

Perry Nystrom and Praveen Mathur

Advanced Bronchoscopic Techniques for Diagnosis of Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions

Robert Lee and David Ost

Bronchoscopic Treatment of Peripheral Lung Nodules

Jonathan Puchalski and Daniel Sterman

Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy

Carla Lamb

Training in Interventional Pulmonology

Jessica S. Wang and Gerard A. Silvestri

Role of Bronchoscopy in Transplant Patients

Christophe von Garnier and Prashant Chhajed

About the Series

Lung Biology in Health and Disease

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine