Mediastinoscopy

Mediastinoscopy is placement of a scope into the mediastinum to sample lymph nodes or mediastinal masses. It is usually an outpatient procedure done to stage patients with lung cancer and is also useful to diagnose neoplastic, granulomatous, and inflammatory conditions causing enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes.

  •  American College of Surgeons
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeon
  • AMA
  • Chest
  • cma
  • Orange County
  • State of California
  • California Thoracic Society