Diameter of paediatric sized flexible bronchoscopes: when size matters.

@article{Linnane2006DiameterOP,
  title={Diameter of paediatric sized flexible bronchoscopes: when size matters.},
  author={Barry M Linnane and Gaudenz M. Hafen and Sarath Ranganathan},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={787-9}
}
BACKGROUND A flexible bronchoscope typically gets its designated size from the diameter of the distal tip but this is not the maximum diameter of the insertion tube. AIM The aim of this study was to determine the size and site of the maximum diameter of flexible bronchoscope insertion tubes and to compare standard bronchofiberscopes with newer… CONTINUE READING