This site is intended for healthcare professionals

Go to /sign-in page

You can view 5 more pages before signing in

Diagnostic role of flexible bronchoscopy

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

Authoring team

The diagnostic indications for flexible bronchoscopy include:

  • lung cancer:
    • the type and operability of lung tumours can be assessed

  • pneumonia:
    • good for identifying infecting organism

  • interstitial lung disease:
    • permits histoloy and analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage

  • causes of haemoptysis, cough and recurrent pneumonia

Create an account to add page annotations

Add information to this page that would be handy to have on hand during a consultation, such as a web address or phone number. This information will always be displayed when you visit this page