Video-assisted thoracic surgery
as a diagnostic tool.
The inclusion criteria were patients aged 20-80 years scheduled for video-assisted thoracic surgery
(VATS) with lobectomy or wedge resection requiring general anesthesia with OLV.
Results of repeated video-assisted thoracic surgery
for recurrent pneumothorax after primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
The procedure 'VATS' (video-assisted thoracic surgery
) can now be also called 'MATS' (Mama Mary-assisted thoracic surgery) for Dr.
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
: State of the Art in Trauma Care.
Novel techniques in Video-assisted thoracic surgery
This painful herniation developed four years after uncomplicated video-assisted thoracic surgery
for lung cancer resection and adjuvant radiation for concomitant breast cancer.
Seventeen patients required decortication via posterolateral thoracotomy and one patient underwent video-assisted thoracic surgery
drainage and pleural debridement (median operative time 112.5 minutes, range 55-175 minutes).
The frequency of surgical interventions in the SSP group was considerably lower compared to that in the PSP group, which might seem contradictory to the results of recent studies that established the efficacy of surgical intervention for SSP and advocated in favor of video-assisted thoracic surgery
Acuff, "Video-assisted thoracic surgery
for the anterior approach to the thoracic spine," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Objectives: To explore the effects and feasibility of single-port video-assisted thoracic surgery
(VATS) on lobectomy for pulmonary carcinoma.