Closure of bronchopleural fistulas can be accomplished by applying fibrin glue through a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope. The advantages of this method include the avoidance of general anesthesia and thoracotomy and the excellent extended access to the bronchial tree provided by the flexible bronchoscope.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine