Diagnostic utility of flexible bronchoscopy in elderly patients


Ulasli S. , Gunay E., Akar O., Halici B., Koyuncu T., Unlu M.

CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, cilt.8, sa.3, ss.357-363, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/crj.12081
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.357-363

Özet

Background: In the elderly population, diagnosis and initial treatment should be considered as soon as possible because of high disease incidence and complications. We aimed to evaluate the findings of flexible bronchoscopy (FB) and determine the diagnostic utility of FB in patients 65 years old and older.