bronchoesophagology


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bronchoesophagology

 [brong″ko-e-sof″ah-gol´o-je]
the branch of medicine concerned with the air passages (bronchi) and esophagus.
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bron·cho·e·soph·a·gol·o·gy

(brong'kō-ē-sof-ă-gol'ō-jē),
The specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the tracheobronchial tree and esophagus by endoscopy and other means.
[broncho- + G. oisophagos, esophagus, + logos, study]
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bron·cho·e·soph·a·gol·o·gy

(brong'kō-ĕ-sof'ă-gol'ŏ-jē)
The specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the tracheobronchial tree and esophagus by endoscope and other means.
Synonym(s): broncho-oesophagology.
[broncho- + G. oisophagos, esophagus, + logos, study]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cunningham, M., Cox, E.O., & the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine and the Section on Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology. (2003).
Pediatric Laryngology & Bronchoesophagology. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven; 1997.
Most otolaryngologists' clinical practices include many or all components of the specialty, such as otology (the treatment of disorders of the ear), neurotology (the treatment of the neural connections between the ear and brain), laryngology (treatment of voice and airway disorders), head and neck surgery (the treatment of benign and malignant masses in the head and neck), skull base surgery (the treatment of benign and malignant masses at the base of the skull and brain), facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, rhinology (the treatment of nose, sinus, taste, and smell disorders), allergy and immunology, bronchoesophagology (lower airway and swallowing disorders), and pediatric otolaryngology (the treatment of otolaryngologic problems in children).
A child should have an audiologic evaluation to assess baseline hearing status if normal hearing was not previously determined, according to the guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics' section on otolaryngology and bronchoesophagology (Pediatrics [online] 109[2], 2002; www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/ 109/2/e328).
Sectional editors ensure accuracy and consistency in the volume's 6 sections--otology and neurotology, rhinology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatric otorhinolaryngology, laryngology and bronchoesophagology, and head and neck surgery.