Bronchoscopy is a frequently performed procedure, yet there is very little structured education, even for basic diagnostic interventions for the trainee. This book describes, in detail, how to perform various common bronchoscopic procedures and how to handle the equipment. All chapters are written by recognized experts in the field, who teach these skills regularly.
About the Author
Armin Ernst, MD, graduated from the University of Heidelberg and completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas. He then completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the combined program of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ernst is the Chief of Interventional Pulmonology and the Director of the Complex Airway Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is a member of multiple professional associations and has received numerous awards for his work and achievements, most recently the Pasquale Ciaglia Medal in 2007 from the American College of Chest Physicians.