An analysis of video-assisted thoracoscopic resection for mediastinal masses in 150 cases

Background: To clarify the usefulness of the diagnosis and treatment of mediastinal masses, by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), we performed a retrospective multi-institutional study to delineate the type of approach, histopathology, and complications associated with these entities. Methods: We analyzed 150 patients who underwent the VATS… CONTINUE READING