1st Edition

Pediatric Bronchoscopy for Clinicians

Edited By Don Hayes, Jr., Kara D. Meister Copyright 2023
    174 Pages 92 Color & 2 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    174 Pages 92 Color & 2 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    174 Pages 92 Color & 2 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book is a quick reference guide and atlas for performing bronchoscopy in pediatric patients. It offers a multidisciplinary approach, incorporating the perspectives of pediatric pulmonology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, and respiratory therapy by outlining important anatomic and physiologic considerations. It describes the basic and advanced techniques in performing flexible, rigid, and special bronchoscopy maneuvers and approaches. This book enhances the reader’s understanding of the critical skill of clinical evaluation and management of the pediatric airway. It is addressed to junior and senior trainees as well as early- and late-career clinicians involved in pediatric bronchoscopy as an on-the-go guide.

    Key Features:

    • Pays special attention to including widely applicable techniques that can be employed across a variety of domestic and international practical settings, complete with a wealth of accompanying videos and illustrations from real-world experiences that are easy to replicate and reference in practice.
    • Promotes a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation of the upper and lower airways in children with respiratory and aerodigestive pathology as the lines between pediatric pulmonology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, surgery, critical care, and emergency medicine are blurring, thus providing well-equipped clinicians with a thorough perspective of all disciplines.
    • Features bullet-pointed lists for pre-procedure evaluation, with procedural checklists, images, and videos, and serves as a portable, compact, and accessible quick reference guide.

    1. Clinical Indications for Bronchoscopy
    Katelyn Krivchenia and Meredith Merz Lind
    2. Basics of Flexible Bronchoscopy and Equipment 
    Antoinette Wannes Daou, Carolyn McHendry, Joshua Shannon, and Cherie A. Torres-Silva
    3. Basics of Microlaryngoscopy and Rigid Bronchoscopy
    Carol Li, Gregory Burg, Kara Meister
    4. Upper Airway Bronchoscopic Interpretation
    Anita Deshpande, Cherie Torres-Silva, and Catherine K. Hart
    5. Lower Airway Bronchoscopic Interpretation
    Kimberley R Kaspy and Sara M Zak
    6. Upper Airway Bronchoscopic Approach and Diagnostic Procedures
    Kara Meister and Don Hayes Jr.
    7. Lower Airway Bronchoscopic Approach and Diagnostic Procedures
    Brandy Johnson, Stephen Franklin, and Maureen Josephson
    8. Advanced Bronchoscopic Procedures
    Karthik Balakrishnan and R. Paul Boesch
    9. Bronchoscopy for Specific Situations
    Douglas Sidell, Christopher Towe, and MyMy Buu
    10. Bronchoscopy Training and Simulation for Medical Education
    Riddhima Agarwal, Emily DeBoer, and Tendy Chiang
    11.  Airway Management and Anesthetic Considerations
    Melissa Brooks Peterson, Peloton Phinizy, Jeremy Prager


    Don Hayes, Jr., MD, MS, MEd is Professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Kara D. Meister, MD, FAAP, FACS is Clinical Assistant Professor, Aerodigestive & Airway Reconstruction Center, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.