Table 4: Complications to the 103 bronchoscopies.

Transbronchial Non-transbronchial

Minor, not life-threatening(1)2 (15%)1 (1,1%)
Serious(2) (pneumothorax with drain)1 (8%)0

(1) BTS definition [1]: Vasovagal reaction, fever, arrhythmia, bleeds, airway obstruction, pneumothorax without the need of drain, nausea, vomiting. (2) BTS definition [1]: Respiratory depression, pneumonia, pneumothorax in need of chest drain tube, airway obstruction, cardiorespiratory arrest, arrhythmia, pulmonary edema.