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During bronchoscopy, your doctor will put a thin flexible tube (bronchoscope) into your nose or mouth. Then he or she will move it gently down your throat to look at the larger airways (bronchi) to your lungs.
Last Revised: October 24, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Robert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology
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