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<div class="ExternalClass16535B97561E46B98173D58E3C76A4F9"><p>Bronchoscopy is a procedure which utilizes a thin scope with a camera on the end to take samples of tissue or secretions from the lungs. It can also take pictures or remove foreign objects. Other reasons why patients may require bronchoscopy include:</p><div><ul><li>to collect a tissue or cell sample</li><li>to collect a fluid or sputum sample</li><li>to locate areas that may be bleeding</li><li>to help diagnose infections, or pulmonary edema</li><li>to diagnose lung problems of undetermined cause</li></ul><div><em>Please note: As of May 24, 2017, the Centennial Pavilion has been renamed to the </em><span aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/news-releases/centennial-pavilion-at-vgh-renamed-in-honour-of-leon-judah-blackmore"><em>Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion</em></a><em>.</em><br></div></div></div>855 West 12th Avenue<div class="ExternalClass2D66D156B57447B2956BDA4EEBBD5B59"></div><div class="ExternalClass2D66D156B57447B2956BDA4EEBBD5B59">Monday - Thursday</div><div class="ExternalClass2D66D156B57447B2956BDA4EEBBD5B59">6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m</div>(604) 875-4111 extension 54122V5Z 1M9BC<div class="ExternalClassB36F5856293A4FF4BBD9A26C79F55309"><p></p><p>There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:</p><ul><li>Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12<sup>th</sup> Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.</li><li>The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12<sup>th</sup> and West 13<sup>th</sup> Avenue.</li></ul><p>There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.<br></p><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1376" target="_blank" style="color:#03a9f4;box-sizing:border-box;background:0px 0px #ffffff;font-size:14px;font-family:proxima-nova;"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="http://www.vch.ca/_catalogs/masterpage/custom/images/pdf.jpg" alt=" " style="border-style:initial;margin:5px;box-sizing:border-box;max-width:100%;width:auto;" />Download parking rates for VCH facilities</a><br></p></div>49.26010950000001,-123.1234632<div class="ExternalClassC5CA313D945C4DEF8F1908C7E47563B6">Referral required</div><div class="ExternalClassF2AB535D5B904A7AA541924678FC92A3"><a href="http://bcsrt.com/" target="_blank">BC Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT)</a><br><a href="http://www.csrt.com/" target="_blank"><div>Canadian Society of Repiratory Therapists (CSRT)</div></a><div><div><a href="http://www.medprorespiratory.com/" target="_blank">MedPro Respiratory</a><div><a href="https://www.vitalaire.com/" target="_blank">VitalAire</a></div><div><div><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-933" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Bronchoscopy</a><br><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-934" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Discharge Instructions</a><br></div></div></div></div></div>Located on the ground floorVancouver General Hospital - Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion

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