Mediastinoscopyinvolves the surgical insertion of a scope into the mediastinum to examine or biopsy tissue. It is principally performed to sample lymph nodes for diagnosis or staging of lung cancers.
KeywordsIntraoperative hemorrhage A-Med C-Med Mediastinum Mediastinoscopy Cervical mediastinoscopy Anterior mediastinoscopy
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