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Bronchoscopy


Picture of a bronchoscopy

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

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology
Last RevisedApril 28, 2011

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