A 46-year-old member asked:
Regarding open lung biopsy with a camera -how dangerous is this procedure?
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Thoracic Surgery 20 years experience
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General Surgery 56 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Open lung biopsy with a camera -how dangerous is this?
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Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Safe: Small risk of bleeding and pneumothorax. May have a small chest tube after. Obtains large amount of tissue for diagnosis and can remove the lesion.
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Last updated Apr 28, 2013
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