John Kucharczuk, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Thoracic Surgical Procedures (include mediastinoscopy, VATS, tube thoracostomy, pleuroscopy and thoracoscopy)

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Thoracic surgery encompasses a broad spectrum of procedures. Frequently performed, less invasive procedures include mediastinoscopy, tube thoracostomy, pleuroscopy or thoracoscopy, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Mediastinoscopy Mediastinoscopy is a procedure in which a mediastinoscope is inserted into the mediastinum through a small incision. The procedure is typically used for…

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