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Microlobectomy, A Novel Technique of VATS Lobectomy

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posted on 2018-01-15, 21:23 authored by Marco Nardini, Shruti Jayakumar, Vinci Naruka, Rachel Calvert, Marcello Migliore, Mohamed Elsaegh, Joel Dunning

Microlobectomy aims to reduce postoperative pain and enhance a patient's recovery. The key principles include: no intercostal utility incision; no intercostal incisions larger than 5 mm; adoption of 5 mm instrumentation, 5 mm sealing devices, and a 5 mm camera; and the addition of a subxiphoid port used for larger tools, specimen retrieval, and chest drainage.

This video was presented at the 2017 European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting in Innsbruck, Austria.


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