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Date:10/23/2011

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Cryotherapy Proves Invaluable Tool in Aspirating Foreign Bodies from Airways
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Foreign bodies (FB) often enter the body through oral cavities, and their retrieval can sometimes be difficult. However, novel technologies now provide unique ways by which to remove these objects. Researchers from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana demonstrated a flexible cryoprobe in the case of woman who had a sharp metallic FB, specifically, a pushpin, in her lung. After conventional means failed, the researchers used a cryoprobe, positioning it so the tip contacted the FB, and then lifted it out of position and extracted it with forceps without damaging any tissues. In cryotherapy, a coolant is delivered under pressure to the tip of a probe that passes through the working channel of a flexible bronchoscope. When placed in contact with the FB, the cryoprobe can be iced and made to adhere to the FB. Additional advantages include vasoconstriction (narrowing the blood vessel cavity), analgesia (pain relief), and slowed blood flow. Cryotherapy also causes shrinkage in organic objects. The patient in this case benefitted from this advancement and survived.

Pulmonologists Experience Pain While Performing Bronchoscopy
(#1119403, Wednesday, October 26, 3:00 PM Eastern)

Although a significant amount of attention being paid to ergonomics and overuse injury in the gastroenterologic and surgical medical settings, little attention is focused on other medical specialty areas such as bronchoscopy. Over a 3-month period in 2011, researchers from Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, New York studied the responses of 132 pulmonologists to an online questionnaire. Of the 132 respondents, 50 (39.1%) experienced pain while operating a bronchoscope. Seventy-six percent of these pulmonologists indicated the pain occurred once or onl
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Contact: Sue Roberts
sroberts@chestnet.org
847-498-8334
American College of Chest Physicians
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