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Thoracoscopy: A thoracoscopy is an endoscopic procedure to visualize the entire chest cavity. This procedure involves a small incision in the thorax and is performed in place of an open thoracotomy when possible.

Symptoms Associated with Thoracoscopy

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Diseases Associated with Thoracoscopy

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Descriptions of Thoracoscopy

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

Basic Information: Thoracoscopy

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

Disease or Condition count: 1; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Thoracoscopy' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Thoracoscopy as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Thoracoscopy' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:


  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ... thoracoscopy

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