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A mediastinoscopy is a test to examine the space in the chest between the lungs (mediastinum) using an endoscopeendoscopeA thin, tube-like instrument with a light and lens used to examine or treat organs or structures in the body. (a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and lens).
A mediastinoscopy is done to:
The risks from mediastinoscopy are:
A mediastinoscopy can show:
The doctor will decide whether further tests, procedures, follow-up care or additional treatment is needed.
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