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Bronchoscopy during the COVID-19 Pandemic
(EDITIORIAL) It has been almost a year since the detection of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2), the virus responsible for the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19). Beyond the personal and social stresses many of us are dealing with during this difficult time, we are also dealing with the strain and changes to ... READ

Single-use Flexible Bronchoscopes
(Tech Corner) Many endoscopy companies are either developing or have released single-use flexible bronchoscopes (SUFBs) with several advantages over reusable flexible bronchoscopes (RFBs) including ... READ

Practical tips for performing bronchoscopy for diagnosis and staging lung cancer during the pandemic
(Tips from the Experts) Bronchoscopy plays a critical diagnostic and therapeutic role in a variety of lung disorders but is considered an aerosolizing procedure and potentially poses a high risk ... READ

Duty Of Care: Professional Obligation Of Human Moral Choice?
Throughout history, several lethal pandemics have challenged humankind. Two major causes of death are recognized: the lethality of the disease itself but also the disruption of basic health care ... READ

Best Image Contest 2020 Recipient (3 of 3)
A polypoid lesion on the right lower tracheal wall ocluding almost completely the airway. The lesion was resected with polipectomy snare and pathology revealed a WHO Type A thymoma. The patient ... READ

In Memory of Jean-François DUMON, M.D.
It is with an extreme sadness, we have been informed that one of the fathers of interventional bronchoscopy, Dr. Jean-François DUMON, passed away on July 14. 2020. In such circumstances, it is common ... READ

WABIP Awards Recipients 2020, WCBIP Shanghai Goes Virtual-only
We are very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 WABIP Awards. Our association humbly recognizes the below persons for their achievements and clinical practices that have made significant ... READ

Tracheostomy in COVID-19 patients
(Research) Like many procedures in medicine and surgery, tracheostomy has been reevaluated in the backdrop off COVID-19 Pandemic. Airway procedures such as tracheostomy and bronchoscopy ... READ

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