transthoracic


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transthoracic

 [trans″thah-ras´ik]
through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

trans·tho·rac·ic

(trans'thō-răs'ik),
Passing through the thoracic cavity.

transthoracic

/trans·tho·rac·ic/ (-thah-ras´ik) through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

transthoracic

(trăns′thə-răs′ĭk)
adj.
Across or through the thoracic cavity or chest wall.

trans′tho·rac′i·cal·ly adv.

transthoracic

[trans′thôras′ik]
across or passing through the thorax.

transthoracic

through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

transthoracic needle biopsy
insertion of a fine needle through the thoracic wall for the purpose of obtaining a sample of lung tissue for cytological, microbiological or histopathological examination.
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It is absolutely imperative that Lutembacher syndrome be diagnosed correctly via transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms in order to provide adequate medical and surgical therapies.
Treatment of thirty-six cases was all fulfilled within 10 minutes in this study and doctors with initial experience of transthoracic minimal traumatic occlusion are capable of performing the surgery.
Computed tomography guided percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology of pulmonary mass lesions-two years cross sectional study of 61 cases.
We found that, in each of the two twelve-month periods we examined following implementation of EHR at our institution, there was not a decrease in ordering of repeat transthoracic echocardiograms.
Gover, "Massive systemic air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy following CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy of a pulmonary nodule," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Results of transthoracic esophagostomy retrieval of esophageal foreign body obstruction in dogs: 14 cases (2000-2004).
Transthoracic echocardiography simulation is an efficient method to train anesthesiologists in basic transthoracic echocardiography skills.
Transthoracic FNAC is regarded as the most effective of the cytological methods for diagnosing lung cancer, in particular peripherally-located lesions.
They address patient history and examination; plain film imaging; electrocardiograms; exercise testing; the evaluation of the left ventricle; the assessment of ventricular function; transthoracic, stress, transesophageal, and real-time three-dimensional echocardiography; intravascular coronary ultrasound; cardiovascular nuclear medicine; computed tomography; magnetic resonance imaging; molecular imaging; cardiac hemodynamics and coronary physiology; cardiac biopsy; Swan-Ganz catheters; and coronary angiography and catheter-based coronary intervention.

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