Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Mediastinoscopy
    During a mediastinoscopy, a thoracic surgeon will insert an endoscope through a small incision at the top of your chest to diagnose and stage lung cancer.

  • Thymectomy
    If you have been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis or a mass on your thymus, your physician may recommend a thymectomy to remove your thymus.