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A slender tubular instrument with a small light on the end for inspection of the interior of the bronchi.

bron′cho·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
bron·chos′co·pist (brŏn-kŏs′kə-pĭst, brŏng-) n.
bron·chos′co·py (-kə-pē) n.
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(Medicine) an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
bronchoscopic adj
bronchoscopist n
bronˈchoscopy n
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(ˈbrɒŋ kəˌskoʊp)

a lighted, flexible instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
bron`cho•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
bron•chos′co•pist (-ˈkɒs kə pɪst) n.
bron•chos′co•py, n.
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Noun1.bronchoscope - a slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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n broncoscopio
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Because of suspicion of vascular malformation of the bronchus, the bronchoscopist was refrained from performing any biopsy.
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Flexible bronchoscopy was performed by an experienced bronchoscopist who used a bronchoscope of the same diameter to perform transnasal bronchoscopy in all patients.
It can be a useful tool to help secure the airway if the bronchoscopist is experienced with pulmonary isolation techniques, and it can allow endobronchial treatments as mentioned later in this review.
The procedure team was comprised of four persons; an ICU interventionist, who directly performed the procedure, a bronchoscopist who guided the interventionist endotrachealy during each step of the procedure using Fiberoptic Olympus Bronchoscope(FOB), a bedside nurse who assisted the interventionist and a bronchoscopy technologist.
However, this technique requires a skilled bronchoscopist and high-quality equipment, while minimum ventilation with a portable ventilator is easy to operate and more usable.
Routine administration of sedatives or anxiolytics was avoided, but IV midazolam was administered during FFB if deemed necessary by the Bronchoscopist to improve patient comfort and tolerance of the procedure.