thoracoscope


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thoracoscope

 [thŏ-rak´o-skōp]
an endoscope for examining the pleural cavity through an intercostal space.

tho·ra·co·scope

(thō-rā'kō-skōp),
An endoscope for viewing intrathoracic structures; may be video-assisted. See: VATS.
[thoraco- + G. skopeō, to view]

thoracoscope

/tho·raco·scope/ (thŏ-rak´o-skōp) an endoscope for examining the pleural cavity through an intercostal space.

tho·ra·co·scope

(thō-rak'ŏ-skōp)
A scope for viewing intrathoracic structures; may be video assisted.
[thoraco- + G. skopeō, to view]

thoracoscope

an endoscope for examining the pleural cavity through an intercostal space.
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Small peripheral lesions near the visceral pleura are more likely to be found with a thoracoscope.
They reported complete response in 14/24 patients that underwent pleurodesis via thoracoscope and partial response in 8/24 patients.
It is done through a small incision or with a videoassisted thoracoscope inserted between the ribs, yesterday.
The surgery will be done either through a small incision or with a video-assisted thoracoscope inserted between the ribs.
With the new procedure, a thoracoscope is used to pass a curved strut under the chest; it is then turned to elevate the chest normally and left in place, typically for 2 years, to allow the cartilage to remodel and remold.
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Medical thoracoscopy is performed mainly with a rigid thoracoscope or semirigid thoracoscope under mild sedation and local anaesthesia in an endoscopy room with basic monitoring.
A diagnosis of MPE was established by demonstration of malignant cells in pleural fluid or/and on local anesthetic thoracoscope pleural biopsy specimen.
Since bronchi are similar to blood vessels in appearance, surgeons cannot directly touch and feel the tissue under thoracoscope.
Tenders are invited for Video Assisted Thoracoscope (9 Nos.