Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy and laryngoscopy in children under 2 years of age: diagnostic and therapeutic applications of a new pediatric flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope.

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The new flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope (Olympus BF Type 3C4, Tokyo, Japan) was employed for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in 96 children below 2 yr of age. Sixty-two laryngoscopies and 34 bronchoscopies were performed without any mortality or significant morbidity. The bronchoscope was helpful in establishing diagnosis and also served as a tool for… (More)

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@article{Nussbaum1982FlexibleFB, title={Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy and laryngoscopy in children under 2 years of age: diagnostic and therapeutic applications of a new pediatric flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope.}, author={Eliezer Nussbaum}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={1982}, volume={10 11}, pages={770-2} }