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Robotic XI 4-Arm Total Port Video-Assisted Left Pneumonectomy

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posted on 2018-04-23, 17:09 authored by Mark Dylewski

The procedure illustrated in this video was performed for a 67-year-old female nonsmoker who presented with hemolysis and a cough. She was found to have a 5 cm centrally-located clinical T2N0MX stage IB carcinoid tumor of the left lung.

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Dr Dylewski is a clinical educator for Intuitive Surgical and Verb Surgical.


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