Lung tattooing combined with immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic resection (IVATR) as a single procedure in a hybrid room: our institutional experience in a pediatric population

@article{Narayanam2013LungTC,
  title={Lung tattooing combined with immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic resection (IVATR) as a single procedure in a hybrid room: our institutional experience in a pediatric population},
  author={Surendra Babu Narayanam and Ted J Gerstle and Joao Guilherme Amaral and P. Rathjen John and D Camila Andrea Parra and Michael Temple and Bairbre L. Connolly},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={1144-1151}
}
Analysis of small pulmonary nodules in children poses an important diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for clinicians. To review our experience of lung tattooing with immediate video-assisted thoracoscopic resection (IVATR) performed as a single procedure in a hybrid room for technical difficulties, complications and diagnostic yield of the procedure. Retrospective analysis of 31 children (16 boys, 15 girls) who underwent lung tattooing of various lesions from January 2001 to July 2011. Data… CONTINUE READING
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