JHAWAR CHEST, ALLERGY, ASTHMA & BRONCHOSCOPY, SLEEP STUDY CENTRE
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Bronchoscopy

Dr. Pramod Jhawar

M.B.B.S., D.T.C.D., M.C.A.I., F.C.C.P. (USA) (Gold Medalist)

Dr. Pramod Jhawar

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is a test to examine airways in the lungs using a thin, light tube called a bronchoscope. It is put in the patient’s nose or mouth, which is then moved down the throat straight into the airways.

Why is it needed?

The bronchoscopy test is performed to diagnose and treat lung problems like-

  • Tumours
  • Lung cancer
  • Airway blockages
  • Causes of persistent cough
  • Infections such as TB, Pneumonia
  • Infections such as TB, Pneumonia

Treatments that are done with the help of a bronchoscope are-

  • Biopsy of tissue
  • Collection of sputum
  • Control of bleeding in the bronchi
  • Removal of blood, mucus, and secretions.
  • Removing blockages or other foreign objects