The use of fiberoptic endoscopy in anesthesia

A. C. Lee, C. L. Wu, R. H. Feins, D. S. Ward

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Abstract

The fiberoptic bronchoscope has contributed greatly to the practice of anesthesiology over the past 30 years. It has become an indispensable tool in the approach to the difficult airway, as well as the placement and positioning of double-lumen tubes for thoracic surgery. The equipment, preparation, and methods for using the endoscope in anesthesia, are presented here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-347
Number of pages19
JournalChest Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume6
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 24 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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