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Biopsia transtorácica con aguja BTA - Medical Animation

 

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Biopsia transtorácica con aguja BTA - Medical Animation
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: Su mdico puede realizar una biopsia transtorcica con aguja o VTA para diagnosticar enfermedades dentro o cerca de sus pulmones. Los pulmones se encuentran en la cavidad del pecho. Entre la superficie de los pulmones y la pared del pecho, existen dos capas de tejidos que constituyen la pleura. Una de las capas, la pleura visceral, se encuentra adjunta al pulmn en s, mientras que la otra capa, la pleura parietal, se encuentra adjunta a la pared del pecho. Una pequea cantidad de lquido en el espacio pleural, que es el espacio entre las dos capas, permite que los pulmones se expandan y contraigan suavemente con cada respiracin. Se puede ordenar una biopsia transtorcica con aguja para diagnosticar afecciones como el asma, el cncer de pulmn, la neumona y lesiones en el pecho. Antes de su procedimiento, es posible que le administren medicamentos para eliminar la tos. Su mdico puede usar diversas tcnicas de diagnstico por imgenes como una tomografa computarizada o un ultrasonido que le ayudarn a ubicar con precisin el objetivo de su biopsia y a guiar la insercin de la aguja. Se le limpiar la piel en el lugar por donde se insertar la aguja, justo encima de una de sus costillas. Para ayudarlo a relajarse es posible que le administren un sedante suave y anestesia local para adormecer el rea. Por lo general, el procedimiento dura menos de 30 minutos. Para comenzar, su mdico puede hacer una pequea incisin en su piel por donde se insertar la aguja. Luego, mientras aguanta la respiracin y permanece lo ms quieto posible, su mdico le insertar la aguja a travs de su piel y pared del pecho. Es posible que sienta una presin y luego un repentino dolor agudo, cuando la aguja llegue a la superficie de su pulmn. Su mdico obtendr rpidamente la muestra de lquido o tejido y retirar la aguja. Luego, se usar una radiografa de trax u otras tcnicas de diagnstico por imgenes para asegurarse de que su pulmn no haya colapsado. El tiempo de recuperacin normalmente es muy corto. Volver a casa el mismo da del procedimiento, a menos que haya alguna complicacin.

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