Noida Sector 12

Noida Sector 11

Faridabad

Preet Vihar, Delhi

Pandav Nagar, Delhi

Haridwar

Jaipur

Meerut

Rewari

Vadodara

Medical Thoracoscopy & Endo-Bronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

Introduction: When investigating lung disorders, medical professionals often rely on a combination of medical history, physical examinations, and chest x-rays. However,for a more precise diagnosis, additional tests such as Medical Thoracoscopy & Endo-Bronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) are performed to identify the exact cause of lung conditions.

Medical Thoracoscopy: Medical thoracoscopy, also called pleuroscopy, is a minimally invasive procedure used to examine the pleural space. It involves inserting a specialized instrument with a viewing device into the chest cavity, allowing physicians to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures safely.

Procedure: Conducted in the hospital’s operating room, medical thoracoscopy requires sterile equipment and is performed under either general or local anesthesia. A high-resolution video imaging system aids in visualizing the surgical site, ensuring precision and safety for the patient.

Endo-Bronchial Ultrasound (EBUS): EBUS is a cutting-edge technique that offers accurate and timely diagnosis for lung disorders. It involves using a flexible bronchoscope with a miniature ultrasound probe to obtain fluid or tissue samples from the lungs and chest lymph nodes.

Procedure: During EBUS, the patient receives local or general anesthesia to induce sedation. The ultrasound probe provides a detailed view of the airways, lungs, blood vessels, and lymph nodes in the upper chest. Physicians perform transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) to collect samples for biopsy, aiding in the detection of infections, cancer staging, and diagnosing inflammatory lung diseases.

How They Work:

Medical Thoracoscopy: A specialized instrument with a viewing device is inserted into the pleural space, allowing physicians to visualize and access the area of concern. The high-resolution video imaging system provides clear visuals for precise diagnosis
and treatment.

Endo-Bronchial Ultrasound (EBUS): Utilizing a flexible bronchoscope with a miniature ultrasound probe, physicians navigate through the airways to reach the targeted lung or lymph node area. The ultrasound imaging enables real-time visualization, guiding the needle aspiration process for sample collection with accuracy.

Benefits of Medical Thoracoscopy & EBUS:

Accurate Diagnosis: Both procedures offer precise diagnosis, guiding appropriate treatment strategies.

Minimally Invasive: They involve minimal discomfort and shorter recovery periods for patients. Timely Treatment: Rapid diagnosis enables prompt initiation of treatment, improving patient outcomes.

High Precision: Advanced imaging technology ensures accurate sampling and diagnosis.

Reduced Risk: Minimally invasive techniques minimize the risk of complications.

Comprehensive Evaluation: Thoracoscopy and EBUS allow thorough evaluation of lung conditions. Streamlined Procedure: EBUS offers rapid on-site evaluation, expediting the diagnostic process.

Expert Care: Conducted by experienced thoracic surgeons and respiratory physicians. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Metro Centre for Respiratory Disease is equipped with modern operation theaters and advanced equipment. Improved Patient

Experience: Patients receive efficient and comfortable diagnostic care, reducing anxiety. With superior medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, Metro Centre for Respiratory Disease ensures optimal care for patients undergoing thoracic procedures.