Cardiovascular / Pulmonary
Sample Name: Bronchoscopy Brushings
Description: Bronchoscopy brushings, washings and biopsies. Patient with a bilateral infiltrates, immunocompromised host, and pneumonia.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
OPERATIVE PROCEDURE: Bronchoscopy brushings, washings and biopsies.
HISTORY: This is a 41-year-old woman admitted to Medical Center with a bilateral pulmonary infiltrate, immunocompromise.
INDICATIONS FOR THE PROCEDURE: Bilateral infiltrates, immunocompromised host, and pneumonia.
Prior to procedure, the patient was intubated with 8-French ET tube orally by Anesthesia due to her profound hypoxemia and respiratory distress.
DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: Under MAC and fluoroscopy, fiberoptic bronchoscope was passed through the ET tube.
POSTPROCEDURE DIAGNOSIS: Pneumonia, infiltrates.
Keywords: cardiovascular / pulmonary, mac, fluoroscopy, fiberoptic bronchoscope, bronchoscopy brushings, fiberoptic, bronchoscope, bronchoscopy, biopsies, pneumonia, immunocompromised,