Massive hemoptysis demands immediate investigation and treatment. Bronchoscopy done while the bleeding is active is essential to accurate localization of the site of origin and the cause of hemorrhage. Emergency pulmonary resection should be carried out if death is to be prevented by suffocation or exsanguination. Illustrative cases are presented.
Arciniegas, Eduardo and Lam, Conrad R.
"Management of Massive Hemoptysis,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 16
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