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Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy

  • Gloria Pelizzo
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Abstract

Recent advances in endoscopic surgery technology and techniques have dramatically transformed and ameliorated this approach to intrathoracic lesions in the paediatric patient. The anatomy of the thorax with its rigid rib cage and collapsible lung render it ideally suited to endoscopic procedures [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gloria Pelizzo
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  1. 1.Pediatric Surgery DepartmentChildren’s Hospital “G. Di Cristina”, ARNAS Civico-Di Cristina-BenfratelliPalermoItaly

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