Margaret M. Zambon

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Diagnostic Bronchoscopy

General description of procedure, equipment, technique This presentation provides a brief overview of diagnostic bronchoscopy, with a focus on the flexible fiberoptic technique. The first direct endoscopic examination of the larynx was performed by Kirstein in 1895. Two years later, Gustav Killian, the “father of bronchoscopy,” investigated the lower trachea and main bronchi using Kirstein’s…

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