thoracoscope


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thoracoscope

(ˈθɔːrəkəʊˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) med an instrument used for examining the pleural cavity
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The sterile fiber of the Ho-YAG laser was connected to the outside of the thoracoscopic aspirator using sterile drapes, having the tip 3 mm ahead on an average; this combined unit was introduced into the pleural space through the channel of the thoracoscope (Figure 1a) before a pleural abrasion was initiated.
Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery under thoracoscope was initiated with a 6-cm incision at the right anterolateral 4th intercostal space, followed by establishing femoral artery and vein bypass and filling surgery field with carbon dioxide.
The patient underwent exploration under thoracoscope, and the intraoperative rapid pathology showed suspicious adenocarcinoma, the patient received the resection of the upper lobe of the right lung.
Non-intubated combined with video-assisted thoracoscope in carinal reconstruction.
A now widely available alternative to the conventional rigid thoracoscope is the semirigid fiber-optic video pleuroscope [5, 6], which has good sensitivity (91%) and specificity (100%) in the diagnosis of exudative pleural effusions (EPEs) and good positive and negative likelihood ratios (4.92 and 0.08, resp.) [7].
Taking all together a combination of clinical, radiological and pleural fluid parameters can help predict malignancy in a large percentage of patients, thus avoiding the invasive investigations of pleural biopsy- either percutaneously or through thoracoscope. We made a humble attempt to detect the usefulness of some of these variables in our study.
It has been demonstrated that this method of repair is safe and effective when performed under a thoracoscope. In conclusion, thoracic surgeons and anesthesiologists must be alerted to the possibility for the tracheal rupture in patients intubated with double-lumen tube.
[10] In a small series of four patients, Karasulu and colleagues diagnostic yield reached 75% using semi-rigid thoracoscope. [11] The Role of medical thoracoscopy, a procedure done under local anesthesia with moderate sedation, in the management of undiagnosed pleural effusions is gaining ground in this region.
An 11-mm trocar was used to introduce the operating thoracoscope and an exploratory thoracoscopy was performed.
He applied a pipe like thoracoscope to make an artificial pneumothorax for collapse therapy of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Closed pleural biopsy by Cope needle was also performed along with thoracoscope guided pleural biopsy.