flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope

flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope

a long cylindric bronchoscope that may be placed through nose or mouth; allows visualization of upper and lower airways, as well as projection to a screen or monitor of received image. Used in tracheal intubation when indirect laryngoscopy has failed.
See also: bronchofiberscope.
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16 reported airway length from the central incisor to the carina, measured using a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope, to be 27.
This prospective randomized controlled two-center study was designed to evaluate the feasibility of intubation using a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope in the lateral position during surgery.
Diagnostic sensitivity of different techniques in the diagnosis of lung tumours with the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope.
Facilitation of passing the endotracheal tube over the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope using a Cook airway exchange catheter.
This procedure may be performed with either a rigid bronchoscope or a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope.
6-9 Glidescope (GLS) and flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope (FFB) are two novel instruments requiring minimum to no force during visualization of the glottis and provide an improved view.
9) It becomes mandatory to keep the difficult intubation cart ready like stylet, bougie, intubating LMA, flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope, stand by tracheostomy.
The rigid telescope has several advantages over the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope during TLTBE.
Tenders are invited for Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope (15 Nos.
Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope revolutionized the cytological diagnostic techniques in lung cancer in modalities like bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and bronchoscopic brush cytology.
Contamination of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopes with Mycobacterium chelonae linked to an automated bronchoscope disinfection machine.

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