Thoracoscopes

Known as: Pleuroscope, Pleuroscopes, Thoracoscope 
A thin tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the chest. A thoracoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have tool to remove… (More)

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1937-2018
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection of multiple small, non-visible, and nonpalpable pulmonary nodules is a… (More)
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2011
2011
Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has been widely applied for esophageal carcinoma treatment. Thoracoscope-assisted… (More)
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2007
2007
Medical thoracoscopy is a valuable tool in the investigation and management of pleural disease. It has considerable advantages… (More)
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1998
1998
We report herein the case of an 84-year-old man in whom a benign fibrous mesothelioma (BFM) was successfully treated by… (More)
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1998
1998
STUDY OBJECTIVES Recently, pulmonologists have performed thoracoscopy under local anesthesia using rigid thoracoscopes or… (More)
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1993
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1993
BACKGROUND To compare the diagnostic value of thoracoscopic biopsy, fluid cytology, and Abrams needle biopsy, the authors… (More)
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1992
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1992
A videothoracoscopic right lower pulmonary lobectomy is reported. The excision was done in a 71-year-old man suffering from an… (More)
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1988
1988
The practicality of physicians performing thoracoscopy for diagnostic purposes was assessed in 30 patients with pleural effusions… (More)
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1981
1981
In a consecutive series of 1,000 patients admitted since 1970 for pleural effusions, 215 with undiagnosed chronic effusions (with… (More)
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1979
1979
A thoracoscopic examination was performed in 41 patients under local anesthesia in the lateral decubitus position. Prior… (More)
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