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Video-assisted thoracoscopy for the diagnosis of mediastinal masses in children.

Authors
  • Sandoval, C
  • Stringel, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Volume
1
Issue
2
Pages
131–133
Identifiers
PMID: 9876660
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Video-assisted thoracoscopy for the diagnosis of mediastinal masses in children is a safe procedure. It provides good visualization, access to the mediastinum and adequate tissue for diagnosis. Further, postoperative discomfort is tolerable and cosmetic results are excellent.

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