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Usefulness of an angioplasty balloon as selective bronchial blockade device after transbronchial cryobiopsy.

Authors
  • Echevarria-Uraga, José Javier1
  • Pérez-Izquierdo, Julio2
  • García-Garai, Nerea1
  • Gómez-Jiménez, Estíbaliz1
  • Aramburu-Ojembarrena, Amaia2
  • Tena-Tudanca, Luis3
  • Miguélez-Vidales, José L1
  • Capelastegui-Saiz, Alberto2
  • 1 Department of Radiology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Basque Country, Spain. , (Spain)
  • 2 Department of Pulmonology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Basque Country, Spain. , (Spain)
  • 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Basque Country, Spain. , (Spain)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Respirology (Carlton, Vic.)
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2016
Volume
21
Issue
6
Pages
1094–1099
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/resp.12827
PMID: 27254138
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Transbronchial cryobiopsy had a high diagnostic yield for DPLD. Performing the procedure under fluoroscopy guidance and using angioplasty balloon for selective bronchial blockade achieved a low rate of iatrogenic complications directly associated with the technique.

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