mediastinoscopy


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Related to mediastinoscopy: sarcoidosis, Chamberlain procedure
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me·di·as·ti·nos·co·py

n. mediastinoscopía, examen del mediastino por medio de un endoscopio.

mediastinoscopy

n (pl -pies) mediasti-noscopia
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Based on applications, the market is segmented into laparoscopy, gastrointestinal endoscopy, arthroscopy, obstetrics/gynecological endoscopy, urology endoscopy, bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, otoscopy, and laryngoscopy.
Patients with a negative integrated PET-CT result for distant metastases and a positive result for mediastinal lymph node involvement (positive N-staging) underwent either endoscopic sampling of the mediastinal lymph nodes or tissue acquisition by mediastinoscopy, depending on their accessibility.
Mediastinoscopy has been the historic gold standard in lung cancer staging.
9) If hilar or mediastinal lymph nodes are present, these may be sampled using mediastinoscopy by a cardiothoracic surgeon.
11) Given the nature of the procedure, lymph nodes obtained by mediastinoscopy are often received fragmented and unless specified by the surgeon, it may not be possible to distinguish a single fragmented lymph node from fragments of multiple lymph nodes.
Mediastinoscopy is used mainly to perform a biopsy of a lymph node to look for disease, especially cancer and lymphoma.
Mediastinoscopy was performed 15 days after the pleuredesis to determine the diagnosis.
76) The possibility of avoiding mediastinoscopy was demonstrated when the primary lesion measures <2.
Biopsies taken by extended mediastinoscopy showed a necrotizing granulomatous lymphadenitis.
It will focus on the importance of the role of PET scan, chest computerized tomography and mediastinoscopy in early detection of lung cancer and the most up-to-date protocols in the treatment of cancer patients in general, whether they are concerned with chemotheraphy before surgery or chemotherapy after surgery and the role of targeted therapy in treating lung cancer.
More lymph nodes can be sampled in this way than with the mediastinoscopy procedure, particularly those on the left side.