mediastinoscope

mediastinoscope

 [me″de-ah-sti´no-skōp]
a specially designed endoscope used in mediastinoscopy.

me·di·as·tin·o·scope

(mē'dē-as-tin'ō-skōp),
An endoscope for inspection of the mediastinum through a suprasternal incision.

mediastinoscope

A dedicated endoscope (e.g., Carlens, Tucker) that is used to inspect and biopsy mediastinal structures.

me·di·as·tin·o·scope

(mē'dē-as'tī-nō-skōp)
An endoscope for inspection of mediastinum through a suprasternal incision.
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Under diagnostic biopsy performance and mediastinoscope insertion, she developed another airway collapse while the patient was sedated, but ventilation was maintained at high inspiratory pressures and the patient was monitored for a consecutive of 15 minutes.
Then, mediastinoscope was retracted, auscultation revealed bilateral minimal air entry.
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Surgeon standing at the head of the table passed the rigid mediastinoscope under vision in the space using the anterior tracheal rings as a guide.
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