In Medical Thoracoscopy/Pleuroscopy: Manual and Atlas, international experts explain the current methodology and demonstrate different technical approaches to medical thoracoscopy/pleuroscopy (MT/P) in the diagnosis and treatment of pleuropulmonary diseases.A combination of instructive manual and atlas, the 'Manual', presents clinical cases with indications, techniques, and outcomes for each procedure. In the 'Atlas', endoscopic photographs demonstrate the application of this minimally invasive technique in various pathologies, from pleural effusion to various manifestations of lung cancer.Features
Diagnostic and therapeutic indications reflect new technology such as the semi-rigid/semi-flexible pleuroscope, CT/MR imaging, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Over 150 full-color endoscopic photographs and 120 figures enhance the text
An accompanying DVD contains video clips of 8 typical clinical cases, plus practical information on the use of talc poudrage, the induction of a pneumothorax, and more
This comprehensive visual guide is an indispensable primer for residents and fellows in pulmonology or pneumology, and for respiratory physicians, internists, or thoracic surgeons.**System Requirements for the DVD:**Language: English; region code: 0; picture format: 4:3 NTSC; duration: 33 minutes (approximately); disk format: DVD-5.