RESPIRATORY

Thoracoscopy: Equipment and Technique

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Thoracoscopy: Equipment and Technique

Fig. 7.1 A metallic (a) and single-use (b) pleural needle. The pleural trocar, 2–3 mm in diameter, 100 mm in length, with tap. A pointed obturator to penetrate the skin…

read more

Diagnostic Thoracoscopy: Atlas

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Diagnostic Thoracoscopy: Atlas

Fig. 10.1 Trapped lung (left lower lobe in this case – star) is not a contraindication to medical thoracoscopy in case with high clinical suspicion of neoplastic disease. In this…

read more

Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Pleural Space

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Pleural Space

Fig. 4.1 A schematic drawing of the pleuropulmonary compartments involved in the turnover of fluid within the parietal extrapleural interstitium, the pleural space and the pulmonary interstitium. The red arrows…

read more

Pericardial Window

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Pericardial Window

Fig. 20.1 The Memoir of Francisco Romero on the treatment of thoracic effusions as presented in 1815 20.3 Pericardial Effusions The pericardium has many physiological functions which mainly prevent overdistension…

read more

Minithoracoscopy

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Minithoracoscopy

Author Year Patients Endoscope Indication Ash (M) 1974 11 Micro Pleural effusion diagnosis d’Alessandro (S) 1997 2 Micro Pleural disease diagnosis Nezu (S) 1997 34 Micro Video assistance in pneumothorax…

read more

Sympatholysis via Thoracoscopy

Mar 16, 2017 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Sympatholysis via Thoracoscopy

Raynaud’s phenomenon Dysmenorrhea Glaucoma Acrocyanosis Pancreatitis Perniosis Buerger’s disease Angina pectoris Arteriosclerosis Causalgia Arrhythmias Hirschsprung’s disease Migraine Poliomyelitis Arthritis Renal disorders Hyperhidrosis Retinitis pigmentosa Gall bladder disease Paget’s disease of…

read more
Premium Wordpress Themes by UFO Themes