Thoracoscopy

Thoracoscopy is a medical procedure involving internal examination, biopsy and/or resection/drainage of disease or masses within the pleural cavity,[1] usually with video assistance. Thoracoscopy may be performed either under general anaesthesia or under sedation with local anaesthetic.[citation needed]

Thoracoscopy
Thoracoscopic views of a huge mediastinal lymphangioma before surgery.
Specialtypulmonary
ICD-9-CM34.21
MeSHD013906
OPS-301 code1-691.0

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