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Pleuroscopy (Thoracoscopy)

We perform both flexible and rigid pleuroscopy to diagnose and treat pleural diseases. Only an 8-millimeter incision is made between two ribs to pass the scope into the pleural space. The procedure is performed under local anesthesia and conscious sedation.


For more information about Interventional Pulmonology services at Norton Thoracic Institute, please call (602) 406-4000.