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Combined rigid and flexible endoscopic removal of a BB foreign body from a peripheral bronchus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10206397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aspirated foreign bodies (FB) in the peripheral tracheobronchial tree may present challenging management problems for the bronchoscopist. Critical to successful removal is maintaining airway control while minimizing endoscopy time. An innovative approach utilizing rigid and flexible bronchoscopy in removal of a distal impacted airway is presented. Difficulties encountered as well as advantages of this combined approach are discussed.
J L Ruegemer; J A Perkins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-28     Completed Date:  1999-05-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Otolaryngology-H/N Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchoscopy / methods*
Foreign Bodies / therapy*

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