Can Robotic Bronchoscopy Improve Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures?

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Two sets of findings, recently presented at the annual CHEST conference, generated results that warrant further evaluation in studies designed to yield comparative trials in advanced bronchoscopic techniques, researchers say.

BAL Contamination Source Points to Patient Risk of SMA

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An investigation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia-contaminated BAL fluid samples found that insufficient endoscope reprocessing put patients and healthcare staff at risk of contracting nosocomial disease.

5 Reasons Demand for Single-Use Bronchoscopes Expected to Grow

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Increases in the number of people living with respiratory health conditions will fuel a greater need for single-use bronchoscopes in the coming decade, according to market research.

COVID-19 Airway Injuries Require Comprehensive Treatment

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Prolonged ventilation has caused many complications for COVID-19 patients. Effective treatment requires early intervention and a coordinated, comprehensive response, experts say.

Augmented Fluoroscopy Shows Promise in Lung Cancer Detection

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California physicians are sampling a new technology in an attempt to diagnose lung cancer more effectively.

Pulmonologists Give Single-Use Bronchoscopes High Marks

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Disposable bronchoscopes scored well for use, imaging and aspiration quality in a study of 300 procedures conducted in Spain.