Medical Thoracoscopy

Medical Thoracoscopy / Pleuroscopy is a medical procedure involving internal examination, biopsy, and/or resection of disease or masses within the pleural cavity and thoracic cavity. Thoracoscopy may be performed either under general anaesthesia or under sedation and local anaesthesia.
Indication: Undiagnosed pleural effusion despite repeated pleural fluid aspiration to exclude diseases like tuberculosis, malignancy.