thorascope

Related to thorascope: thoracoscope

thorascope

A special type of endoscope used to examine the lung cavity.
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The cash was used by doctors to purchase a thorascope which is a minimally invasive, or keyhole, method of diagnosing and treating patients with cancer, infection and inflammatory changes in the lung.
Dr Handslip said the thorascope "avoids the need for operation or more invasive procedures; also avoids the need for general anaesthetic and can be performed locally in selected patients.
The surgeon registers voice commands into a voice card, and the thorascope is connected with a robotic arm.