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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sadaf Sharfaei M.D.[2]

Overview

Surgical intervention is not recommended for the management of aspiration pneumonia. However, interventional techniques are used to remove foreign body from the respiratory tract. Flexible or rigid bronchoscopy is indicated in patients with observed aspiration or chronic wheezing.

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References

  1. Lanspa, Michael J.; Peyrani, Paula; Wiemken, Timothy; Wilson, Emily L.; Ramirez, Julio A.; Dean, Nathan C. (2015). "Characteristics associated with clinician diagnosis of aspiration pneumonia: A descriptive study of afflicted patients and their outcomes". Journal of Hospital Medicine. 10 (2): 90–96. doi:10.1002/jhm.2280. ISSN 1553-5592.
  2. DiBardino, David M.; Wunderink, Richard G. (2015). "Aspiration pneumonia: A review of modern trends". Journal of Critical Care. 30 (1): 40–48. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.07.011. ISSN 0883-9441.