Facilitation of passing the endotracheal tube over the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope using a Cook airway exchange catheter.
What does FOB stand for?
FOB stands for Fiberoptic Bronchoscope
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The fiberoptic bronchoscope is used to visualize the track of a BPF associated with pneumonectomy or lobectomy.
Our study emphasizes (1) the importance of the preanesthetic examination of surgical patients, to identify those in whom conventional intubation would likely be problematic, and (2) the need to have fiberoptic bronchoscopes and an anesthesiologist or bronchoscopist skilled in their use available in operating suites and intensive care units.
The rigid telescope has several advantages over the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope during TLTBE.