What is Thoracoscopy?

Thoracoscopy is a medical procedure involving internal examination, biopsy, and/or resection of disease or masses within the pleural cavity and thoracic cavity. Thoracoscopy may be performed either under general anaesthesia or under sedation with local anaesthetic.

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My wife just had back surgery to remove a disk that was impact ing spine . The disk was calcified and the surgeon could not remove do to...

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You had heard correctly. Video Assisted Thoracoscopy...

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Hello, Good day! I just want to know if what are the possible treatment for patient diagnose with Apical Pleural Thickening. That was the reading...

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Apical pleural thickening is the thickening of pleura (2 very thin layers) covering the apical (top) portion of the lungs. There are many causes of...

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I have constrictive pericarditis. In July, I had a pericardial window and pleural tap. Non-steroidal anti-inflamatories do not appear to be...

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