Risk factors for bronchoscopic complications in patients over 75 years of age


OLGUN YILDIZELİ Ş. , TUFAN ÇİNÇİN A. , Arikan H. , Cinar C., Kocakaya D. , Eryuksel E.

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, vol.9, no.1, pp.89-94, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s41999-017-0001-7
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.89-94
  • Keywords: Bronchoscopy, Complication, Older patients, Risk factor, FIBEROPTIC BRONCHOSCOPY, EXPERIENCE, FRAILTY

Abstract

Aim Bronchoscopy is a widely used, well-tolerated diagnostic and therapeutic intervention and has a low complication rate. The aim of this study was to describe the rates of bronchoscopic complications and risk factors in a group of patients 75 years' old and above.