Thoracic scars

SMALL INCISIONS/PORTS –  may be used for thoracoscopy (e.g. for diagnosis, biopsies, pleurodesis) or video-assisted thoracic surgery (e.g. for pleural operations, lobectomies, lung resections)

Try some relevant OSCE stations

  1. Pneumonectomy exam
  2. Valve replacement/sternotomy
  3. Find more here

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