Cryotherapy, electrocautery, and brachytherapy

F. D. Sheski, P. N. Mathur

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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 (US)
Pages (from-to)123-138
Number of pages16
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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