Medical examination of the mediastinum. The doctor makes a small cut at the base of the neck. He puts a small tube through the cut and into the mediastinum. He can look through this tube to examine the area. He can also take tissue samples which will be looked at under the microscope to see if there...
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investigation of the central chest compartment using an endoscope that is inserted through an incision in the neck
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Mediastinoscopy: A procedure in which the doctor inserts a tube into the chest to view the organs in the mediastinum. The tube is inserted through an incision above the breastbone.
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A procedure in which the doctor inserts a tube into the chest to view the organs in the mediastinum. The tube is inserted through an incision above the breastbone. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(me″de-as″tĭ-nos´kә-pe) examination of the mediastinum by means of an endoscope inserted through an anterior midline incision just above the thoracic inlet.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mē′dē-as′ti-nos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. Endoscopic examination of the mediastinum through a suprasternal incision, usually for biopsy of paratracheal lymph nodes.
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Mediastinoscopy is a procedure that enables visualization of the contents of the mediastinum, usually for the purpose of obtaining a biopsy. Mediastinoscopy is often used for staging of lymph nodes of lung cancer or for diagnosing other conditions affecting structures in the mediastinum such as sar...
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A procedure in which a mediastinoscope is used to examine the organs in the area between the lungs and nearby lymph nodes. A mediastinoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of dis...
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