978-3-659-57309-5

Thoracoscopy in Complicated Pleural Effusion

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Summary:

Pleural effusions are frequently encountered conditions in pulmonary medicine. Pulmonologists commonly encounter patients with pleural disease like pleural effusion, pneumothorax, pleural wall thickening and pleural mass. Medical thoracoscopy also known as pleuroscopy is a safe and minimally invasive procedure in trained hands of pulmonologist which can be performed under local anaesthesia in an endoscopy suite. It allows to enter the pleural space, inspect it and perform limited diagnostic and therapeutic procedures like taking pleural biopsy from suspicious areas, adhesinolysis and chemical pleurodesis.

Author:

Mohammad Zaeem Khan

Biographie:

Dr Mohammad Zaeem Khan graduated from ASCOMS Jammu in 2014 and completed his masters in Respiratory Medicine from MMU Ambala in 2017. He is skilled in diagnosing and treating Pulmonary conditions specially pleural diseases and respiratory infections and has a number of national and international publications to his credit.

Author:

Anand S Nair

Biographie:

Number of Pages:

160

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-07-10

ISBN:

978-3-659-57309-5

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Thoracoscopy, Pleural effusion, Empyema, chest

Product category:

MEDICAL / General