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.
- Covers the latest applications of bronchoscopic therapy for benign conditions (such as COPD and asthma), including endobronchial valves, airway bypass, chemical applications, and thermoplasty
- Includes diagnostic techniques for airway cancer and peripheral lesions: fluorescence, narrow band, and navigational bronchoscopy, OCT, confocal and raman microscopy, and peripheral EBUS
- Features 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. Laser Bronchoscopy, Electrosurgery, APC, and Microdebrider. Update on Cryotherapy, Brachytherapy, and Photodynamic Therapy. Airway Stents. High-Resolution Bronchoscopy: Bringing These Modalities into Focus. Endoscopic Staging of Lung Cancer. Medical Thoracoscopy. Tunneled Pleural Catheters. Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in COPD. Bronchial Thermoplasty. Sedation, Analgesia, and Anesthesia for Airway Procedures. Advanced Bronchoscopic Techniques for Diagnosis of Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions. Bronchoscopic Treatment of Peripheral Lung Nodules. Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy. Training in Interventional Pulmonology. Role of Bronchoscopy in Transplant Patients.
John F. Beamis, Praveen Mathur, Atul C. Mehta