• condition
  • The advent of high resolution computed tomographic (HRCT) scanning, a highly sensitive non-invasive technique, has greatly improved our ability to recognise this condition and has now replaced bronchography as the "gold standard" imaging modality for diagnosing bronchiectasis. (bmj.com)
  • disorders
  • The prevalence of bronchiectasis varies with time period and geography, due to differences in antibiotic prescription, availability of vaccinations, and prevalence of associated disorders. (bmj.com)
  • Children
  • There are some things you can do to help prevent bronchiectasis in children. (health.govt.nz)
  • Other things that are really good to help with managing bronchiectasis are to keep your home smokefree - so keep your children smokefree, and if you have family or whānau who smoke tell them to take it outside. (health.govt.nz)