What is Bronchial washing?

Category: Procedures


Bronchial washing is a procedure used to collect cells from the bronchus to evaluate for any abnormalities such as infections, cancer, or changes in cells that may lead to cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bronchial washing

Side effect Patients
Chills 1
Cough 1
Coughing up phlegm 1
Fatigue 1
Fever/chills 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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