Thoracoscopy

Known as: Pleural Endoscopy, Transpleural thoracoscopy, Thoracoscopies 
Examination of the inside of the chest, using a thoracoscope. A thoracoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It… (More)

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1937-2018
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2007
2007
Thoracoscopy and mediastinoscopy are common procedures with painful incisions and prominent scars. A natural orifice… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE Two different surgical accesses combined with standard pain management procedures are compared regarding early and… (More)
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1996
1996
Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has assumed greater importance in the management of pleural disease. Since 1990, we have… (More)
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1996
1996
Pediatric surgical experience with video-assisted thoracoscopy is limited. The authors report their experience with 27… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Traditional nonoperative diagnostic approaches to the indeterminate solitary pulmonary nodule include bronchoscopy and… (More)
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1993
1993
Subtotal esophagectomy was attempted by right thoracoscopy on 13 patients, 10 having cancer and 3 long caustic stenosis… (More)
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1993
1993
Thoracoscopy has been found useful for both the diagnosis and treatment of anterior mediastinal disorders. We have reserved it… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND To compare the diagnostic value of thoracoscopic biopsy, fluid cytology, and Abrams needle biopsy, the authors… (More)
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1993
1993
Many pediatric surgeons advocate early open drainage or decortication for children with acute empyema. Unfortunately, such… (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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