Small animal bronchoscopy

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Abstract

Bronchoscopy is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic tool in veterinary medicine. The increased availability of fiberoptic technology and video-endoscopy has enhanced recognition of the benefits gained from visualization of the lower airways in animals with lower respiratory tract disease. Specimens retrieved from the lower airway during bronchoscopy have greater diagnostic capacity, and a better understanding of the pathophysiology of disease is provided through application of bronchoscopy to animals with respiratory tract disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-705
Number of pages15
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice
Volume31
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • veterinary(all)

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