Monday, 2 December 2013

Hemorrhaging - Hemoptysis - The Diagnosis

Hemorrhaging is also known as bleeding or abnormal bleeding as a result of blood loss due to internal.external leaking from blood vessels or through the skin.
 Hemoptysis is defined as a condition of coughing up blood from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs.
3.1. Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy is a diagnostic technique to visualize inside the airway with insertion of bronchoscope into the airways. In the study to evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of results from fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) in 126 patients at Gangnam Severance Hospital (Seoul, Korea) who were suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), found that FOB is a useful tool in the rapid diagnosis of active PTB with a high sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV in sputum smear-negative PTB-suspected patients. HRCT improves the sensitivity of FOB when used in combination with FOB in sputum smear-negative patients suspected of having PTB(10).

3.2. Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy is a medical procedure to look at the back of the throat, including the voice box (larynx) and vocal cords.
3.3. Lung biopsy
Lung biopsy is the removal of a sample from the lung tissue through the wall of your chest for examination.
3.4. Mediastinoscopy
Mediastinoscopy is a surgical examination of the inside of the upper chest between and in front of the lung,, if your doctor suspected that the  Hemoptysis is caused by lung cancer.

3.5. Spirometry
Spirometry is test to measure the pulmonary function, including the volume and flow of air that can be inhaled and exhaled.

3.6. Tonsillectomy
Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils from either side of the tonsillar fossa, if they are the cause of Hemoptysis.

3.7. Upper airway biopsy
It is a surgical removal of a sample from the upper airway (nose, mouth, throat) for examination.

3.8. Etc. 
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