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*  Pleurodesis
It is usually performed at the time of a diagnostic thoracoscopy. "pleurodesis" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Chen MD, Chan ... Surgical pleurodesis may be performed via thoracotomy or thoracoscopy. This involves mechanically irritating the parietal ...
*  Catamenial pneumothorax
Video-assisted thoracoscopy is used for confirmation. Catamenial pneumothorax is the most common form of thoracic endometriosis ...
*  Thoracoscopy
... may be performed either under general anaesthesia or under sedation with local anaesthetic. Thoracoscopy was first ... Thoracoscopy is a medical procedure involving internal examination, biopsy, and/or resection of disease or masses within the ... Today, thoracoscopy is performed using specialized thoracoscopes. These instruments include a light source and a lens for ... Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is a surgical operation involving thoracoscopy, usually performed by a thoracic ...
*  Diaphragmatic rupture
Video-assisted thoracoscopy may be used. In most cases, isolated diaphragmatic rupture is associated with good outcome if it is ... Thoracoscopy is more reliable in detecting diaphragmatic tears than laparotomy and is especially useful when chronic ...
*  Multifocal micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia
It can be diagnosed through lung biopsy using thoracoscopy. Well-demarcated, nodular lesions ranging 2-5 mm in pulmonary ... "A case of micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia diagnosed through lung biopsy using thoracoscopy". Respiration; international ...
*  1910 in science
4 December 2006). "Hans Christian Jacobaeus: Inventor of Human Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy". Journal of Endourology. 20 (11): ...
*  Laparoscopy
Arthroscopy, thoracoscopy, cystoscopy are all performed in veterinary medicine today. The University of Georgia School of ... Journal of Endourology Hans Christian Jacobaeus: Inventor of Human Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy Palmer, R (1947). " ...
*  Malignant pleural effusion
Image guided biopsy and thoracoscopy have largely replaced blind biopsy due to their greater sensitivity and safety profile. CT ... "Predictors of pleural malignancy in patients with pleural effusion undergoing thoracoscopy". Chest. 127 (3): 1017-22. doi: ...
*  Decortication
Since the early '90s this procedure can be performed using thoracoscopy. All fibrous tissue is removed from the visceral ...
*  Pulmonary laceration
... is usually accompanied by hemoptysis (coughing up blood or of blood-stained sputum). Thoracoscopy may be ...
*  Hans Christian Jacobaeus
Jacobaeus was an important figure in regards to modern laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. In 1910 he is credited with performing the ... Journal of Endourology Hans Christian Jacobaeus: Inventor of Human Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy Minimally Invasive Surgery, ...
*  Hemothorax
It is treated by inserting a second chest tube or by drainage by video-assisted thoracoscopy. Fibrolytic therapy has also been ... "Video-assisted thoracoscopy as an important tool for trauma surgeons: a systematic review". Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. ...
*  Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Hence, larger biopsies obtained surgically via a thoracotomy or thoracoscopy are usually necessary. Lung tissue from people ...
*  Nuss procedure
Bilateral Thoracoscopy: A Modified Nuss Repair in Adolescents". J. Pediatr. Surg. 37 (9): 1276-1280. doi:10.1053/jpsu. ...
*  Maximilian Nitze
Advent of Modern Endoscopy[permanent dead link] European Respiratory Journal The centenary of medical thoracoscopy. ...
*  Pleural cavity
Thoracoscopy has become the mainstay of invasive procedures as closed pleural biopsy has fallen into disuse. Diseases of the ...
*  Tuberculosis diagnosis
... including tissue biopsy during mediastinoscopy or thoracoscopy. Other mycobacteria are also acid-fast. If the smear is positive ...
*  Congenital pulmonary airway malformation
... thoracoscopy). However, some CPAM patients live a full life without any complication or incident. It is hypothesized that there ...
*  Pneumothorax
A less invasive approach is thoracoscopy, usually in the form of a procedure called video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS ... A preventative procedure (thoracotomy or thoracoscopy with pleurodesis) may be recommended after an episode of pneumothorax, ...
*  Government Medical College, Kozhikode
The institute has facilities like sleep lab, medical thoracoscopy, pulmonary function tests, and a well-equipped intensive ...
*  Keertan Dheda
... and medical thoracoscopy. His research work focuses on the epidemiology, diagnosis, transmission, and treatment of TB. He has ...
*  Lung cancer
... and thoracoscopy. Blood tests and pulmonary function testing are used to assess whether a person is well enough for surgery. If ...
*  Raja M. Flores
Flores areas of interest include lung cancer screening, thoracoscopy, VATS lobectomy, extrapleural pneumonectomy for ...
*  Antonio Lacy
... the first laparoscopic and thoracoscopy approach to oesophageal cancer, the first laparoscopic approach to live kidney donation ...
*  Thoracic endometriosis
More invasive methods for obtaining a tissue diagnosis of thoracic endometriosis include video thoracoscopy (for pleural or ...