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Introduction: Thoracoscopy

Description of Thoracoscopy

Thoracoscopy: Examination of the chest cavity by inserting an endoscope through a small cut in the chest wall.

Thoracoscopy: The use of a thin, lighted tube (called an endoscope) to examine the inside of the chest.
Source: National Institute of Health

Thoracoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.
Source: MeSH 2007

Thoracoscopy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Thoracoscopy:

Terms associated with Thoracoscopy:

Terms Similar to Thoracoscopy:

  • Endoscopy, Pleural
  • Pleural Endoscopy
  • Pleuroscopy
  • Surgical Procedures, Thoracoscopic
  • Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedures

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Thoracoscopy:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Thoracoscopy

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Thoracoscopy

The following list attempts to classify Thoracoscopy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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