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Objectives: Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) has been recognized as the first method of choice in the diagnosis of mediastinal and hilar lesions. Although the procedure is commonly used, there is no study assessing its contribution to the duration required for diagnosis and treatment. In this study, we a...
Objectives: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia may cause cystic features of lung parenchyma which can resolve or progress to larger blebs. Pneumothorax was more likely in patients with neutrophilia, severe lung injury and a prolonged clinical course. The timely diagnosis and management will reduce COVID-19-associated morbidity and m...
Thymolipoma is a rare, slow-growing, benign anterior mediastinal tumor consisting of mature adipose tissue and thymic tissue. Herein we describe the case of a completely excised giant thymolipoma with uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, which was detected incidentally on chest X-ray, with the review of the literature. A 30-year-old male...
The coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia may cause cystic features of lung parenchyma which can resolve or progress to larger blebs. Spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) was reported as a complication of COVID-19 with an incidence of 1% in hospitalized patients, in 3% of patients hospitalized with pneumonia, in 6% mechanically ventilated patient...