“How I Do It”: PDF OnlyRigid BronchoscopyTurner, Francis J. M.D.*; Ernst, Armin M.D.†; Becker, Heinrich D. M.D.‡Author Information *Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada: †Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston. Massachusetts, U.S.A.: and ‡Endoscopy Unit, Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany. Address reprint requests to Dr. J. Francis Turner, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine. 2040 West Charleston Boulevard, Suite 300, Las Vegas, NV 89102-2292. Journal of Bronchology: April 2000 - Volume 7 - Issue 2 - p 171-176 Free Abstract With the widespread use of flexible bronchoscopy (FFB), the rigid bronchoscope has become less utilized. With the advent of laser technology and growing importance of interventional pulmonary techniques, a renewed interest has been seen in various medical centers in the United States. This article high-lights the equipment, instrumentation, and technique, or art, if you will, of how we perform rigid bronchoscopy. Journal of Bronchology 7:171-176, 2000. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.