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Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy

During bronchoscopy, your doctor will put a thin flexible tube (bronchoscope) into your nose or mouth. Then he or she will move it gently down your throat to look at the larger airways (bronchi) to your lungs.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Robert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology
Last Revised October 24, 2012

Last Revised: October 24, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Robert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology

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