What is VATS Lung Biopsy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Lung Biopsy

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is a type of thoracic surgery performed using a small video camera that is introduced into the patient's chest via a scope. This is done to minimize the damage done during the surgical procedure.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
4
Mild
3
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with VATS Lung Biopsy

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Allergic reaction to patch adhesive 1
Chest pain upon deep breathing 1
Fatigue 1
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1
Nerve damage 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently having VATS Lung Biopsy

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having VATS Lung Biopsy

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having VATS Lung Biopsy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 30
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 7
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for VATS Lung Biopsy.