- Consultant Pulmonologist (Respiratory Physician)- Sub- Specialist in Severe Asthma, Airways Disease & Bronchiectasis
Language Spoken: English
The procedure usually takes 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the complexity of the case.
No, the procedure is not painful, as patients are given a sedative and local anesthetic to minimize discomfort.
Most patients can return to their normal activities within a day or two after the procedure.
Yes, flexible bronchoscopy is generally considered safe, although there are some risks and complications associated with the procedure.
Yes, patients are typically asked to avoid eating or drinking for several hours before the procedure and may be given specific instructions on how to prepare.