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Bronchoscopy procedure

ans Posted Fri 12th of December, 2014 20:37:54 PM

Location: Outpatient Hospital


INDICATION FOR THE PROCEDURE: Patient with chronic emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic obstructice, pulmonary disease. Patient alson has a significant smoking history.

PROCEDURE: Bronchoscopy procedure

PREPROCEDURE MEDICATIONS: Atroping 0.5 mg and codeine 60 mg intramuscularly and the alson hydroxyzine. Tropical anesthesia was applied with cocaine mic along with the Lidocaine topically into the throat. He was lying supine in the fluoroscope unit and with video monitoring; the bronchoscope was introduced through the nose and into the upper airway. The voal cords were visulized. There were no endobronchial lessons notes. The vocal cord were moving equally with phonation and respiration. The bronchoscope was the left upper lingula and lower lobe beanches weew visualized. No endobronchial lesions were noted. The right main, middle, lower, and upper lobe bronchi up to subsegmental branches were visualized; no endobronchial lessons were noted either. The procedure were uneventful. He did not have any significant cough during the procedure.

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