pleuroscopy


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Related to pleuroscopy: pleurodesis
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pleur·os·co·py

n. pleuroscopía, examen de la cavidad pleural a través de una incisión en el tórax.
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Pleuroscopy is indicated in patients with acute respiratory failure due to an unresolved exudative pleural effusion but it may not be possible to move such patients to the operating theatre or endoscopy room for pleuroscopy due to their critical condition.
More useful is the description of the pleura (peritoneum, hydrocele) on imaging or pleuroscopy (laparoscopy).
Pleuroscopy resolves the diagnostic problem but the procedure requires more material resources and expertise.
Nausheen Ahmed in her presentation said that pleuroscopy was introduced for the first time in the year 2007 at any of the public sector hospitals in the country.
When hydrothorax was investigated by surgery or pleuroscopy, these discontinuities appeared as blisters or blebs on the diaphragmatic pleuroperitoneum.
Spontaneous detachment of benign mesothelioma into the pleural space and removal during pleuroscopy.