Thoracoscopy is the most important method for the diagnosis, and in particular cases for the treatment, of chronic pleural effusion of unknown aetiology. The Authors report their experience of 4 cases, 2 males and 2 females, that underwent a thoracoscopy from June to December 1992. The method was done in 3 cases in general anesthesia and in one case in local anaesthesia.
|Translated title of the contribution||Videothoracoscopy in diagnosis and treatment of chronic pleural effusions|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1992|
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