Cryotherapy, electrocautery, and brachytherapy

Francis Sheski, P. N. Mathur

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Abstract

This article concentrates on cryotherapy, electrocautery, and brachytherapy as local treatment options for tracheobronchial lesions, using rigid or flexible bronchoscopy (FB) as the means to deliver the therapy. For each therapy a review of its history, theoretical and scientific basis, indications and patient selection, equipment and technique, results, and complications are undertaken, followed by a brief summary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-138
Number of pages16
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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Cryotherapy
Brachytherapy
Bronchoscopy
Patient Selection
Therapeutics
History
Equipment and Supplies

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Cryotherapy, electrocautery, and brachytherapy. / Sheski, Francis; Mathur, P. N.

In: Clinics in Chest Medicine, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1999, p. 123-138.

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Sheski, Francis ; Mathur, P. N. / Cryotherapy, electrocautery, and brachytherapy. In: Clinics in Chest Medicine. 1999 ; Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 123-138.
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