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.
Nonfatal systemic air embolism complicating percutaneous CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy: four cases from a single institution," Chest, vol.
Most laboratories (81%, 490 of 608) responded that some or all cases of transthoracic fine-needle aspiration biopsies and EBUS biopsies underwent cytologic-histologic correlation with 73% (346 of 472) of respondent laboratories reporting that these correlations happened at the time of reporting (41% at the time of histologic follow-up reporting and 32% at the time of cytologic interpretation).
Thus this study was carried out to investigate the diagnostic value & safety of Ultra sound guided Transthoracic Lung Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology examination in Bronchogenic Carcinoma.
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.
The occluder size (ASD 3-5 mm) was decided on the basis of transthoracic echocardiography in OPD.
In this case, the authors performed transthoracic echocardiography to rule out aortic dissection, involving the arch and coronary ostial narrowing before and during surgery.

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