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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>​There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.</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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