Table 1—

Indications for flexible bronchocopy

Indicationsn%
Recurrent or persistent pneumonia29422.1
Recurrent wheezy bronchitis20415.4
Persistent productive cough1209.0
Interstitial pneumonitis937.0
Persistent atelectasis745.6
Bronchiectasis685.1
Checking previous bronchoscopy findings after treatment654.9
Adenopathy513.8
Acute pneumonia483.6
Localised hyperlucent lung area463.5
Difficult to treat asthma413.1
()Cough persistent and unresponsive to therapy352.6
Stridor332.5
Haemoptysis272.0
Persistent wheezing262.0
Suspected foreign body110.8
Miscellaneous927.0
Total1328100