Table 1—

Adverse events

Adverse eventEBB/BALEBB aloneTotal
Occasions n22845
Bronchospasm during procedure202
Bronchospasm pre-discharge606
Worsening asthma post-discharge516
Fever/influenza-like illness909
Pleuritic chest pain202
Pleuritic chest pain/SOB/fever404
Lethargy/malaise112
Nonspecific chest pain202
Bleeding101
Total32234
  • Data are presented as n

  • EBB: endobronchial biopsy

  • BAL: bronchoalveolar lavage

  • SOB: shortness of breath