338) A 65 year old man presents to the Emergency Room with complaints of swelling of his face and worsening cough for the past two days. Swelling increases on lying down. He has no significant past medical problems. He smoked about 1 pack per day for the past 45 years and consumes alcohol socially. On examination, his vitals are satble with a blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg. His face is grossly swollen and the veins over the neck, anterior chest and the face are engorged. There is no stridor. There is no laryngeal edema. Chest is clear to auscultation bilaterally. Cardiovascular examination shows normal s1 and s2 and there is no s3 gallop . A chest X-ray is shown below:
Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?
A) Radiation Therapy
C) CT guided Per-cutaneous Needle Biopsy
D) Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
E) Endotracheal Intubation