SESSION TITLE: Procedures: Pleura
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: Fluid or air in the pleural space is a criteria for medical thoracoscopy when performed under moderate sedation or local anesthesia. We have recently performed several cases using a modified technique in order to safely enter the pleural spacel and trying to challenge the indication of medical thoracoscopy.