Interventional bronchoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows a doctor to diagnose conditions in the throat or lungs without surgery.
What you should know about interventional bronchoscopy
- A bronchoscope is a lighted, flexible tube with a tiny camera attached that is inserted into the throat and lungs, guided by highly magnified images.
- This procedure is used to diagnose and treat benign and malignant growths (cancer) of the trachea or lung, lung infections, lung inflammatory diseases and foreign body aspiration.
Why choose Geisinger for your interventional bronchoscopy?
- Our physicians and medical staff are skilled at using the latest advanced techniques to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment to help you manage your condition and improve your quality of life.
- In addition to interventional bronchoscopy, our specialists also provide the following procedures: bronchoalveolar lavage, endobronchial ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, endoscopic stent placement, cryoablation and laser therapy.
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