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Article
January 1983

Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Outpatient Facilities, 1982

Author Affiliations

USNR; USN; USN; USNR

From the Pulmonary Disease Branch, Internal Medicine Service, Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(1):30-31. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350010032006
Abstract

• During the past decade, fiberoptic bronchoscopy has proved to be a valuable diagnostic and therapeutic procedure with a low complication rate. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy performed while the patient is given a topical anesthetic is shown to be safe, expeditious, economical, and well suited in the treatment of selected outpatients.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:30-31)

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