Thoracic Surgery

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melmoon
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151537
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Thoracic Surgery
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2012-05-01 18:51:45
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Surgical Specialities & Procedures-Thoracic Surgery
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  1. A procedure performed in patients with empyema is called:
    Pulmonary decortication
  2. Which instrument is a rib contractor?
    Bailey
  3. The procedure most commonly performed for the excision of small, peripherally located lesions of the lung is:
    Wedge resection
  4. During a bronchoscopy, which solution is preferred for bronchial washing specimens?
    Sterile saline
  5. Removal of air and/or blood from the pleural cavity by means of an aspiration needle is called:
    Thoracentesis
  6. A bronchoscopy procedure allows visualization of the:
    Bronchi
  7. Which procedure is removal of an entire lung?
    Pneumonectomy
  8. The pathology in which the subclavian artery is compressed resulting in severe ischemia of the arm is a type of:
    Thoracic outlet syndrome
  9. What size of trocar is commonly used during a thoracoscopy?
    10 mm
  10. Which node is an important site for metastasis from the lungs & is a frequent site for biopsy?
    Scalene

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