[Video-assisted thoracoscopic left sympathectomy for the treatment of congenital long QT syndrome].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility, safety and effectiveness of video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathectomy (VATS) for the treatment of congenital long QT syndrome. METHODS Under general anaesthesia, pleural cavity was entered via two or three small incisions in the left intercostal space. The left thoracic sympathetic chain was identified and resected… (More)

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