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Summary Information: Thoracoscope

Thoracoscope: A thoracoscope is a small diameter rigid tube with a camera on the end used to view the chest cavity, including the mediastinum, lungs, and pleural space that surrounds the lungs. Thoracoscopes usually have more than one port for viewing and for inserting surgical instruments for biopsy or treatment of disease. Thoracoscopes are used for video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Thoracoscope

These diseases are related to the medical device Thoracoscope:

  • Early-stage lung cancer (small tumors)
  • Thymectomy (removal of the thymus gland)
  • Pulmonary blebs
  • Pulmonary bullae

Other Names For Thoracoscope

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