Author | Lawrence Sokolsky, MD

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Bronchoscopy Clinic: Emerging options for managing foreign-body aspiration

February 01, 2006

Endobronchial foreign bodies can be life-threatening, but once they are detected, they can usually be removed, leading to prompt resolution of symptoms. Chest radiography and CT scanning can be helpful in some cases, but bronchoscopy is necessary for definitive diagnosis and treatment.