Quick and effective technique for specimen extraction during video-assisted thoracic surgery.

@article{Yin2010QuickAE,
  title={Quick and effective technique for specimen extraction during video-assisted thoracic surgery.},
  author={R Yin and Zengwang Zhang and Fusheng Jiang and D Feng and Jianfeng Huang and Lin-jie Xu},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={240-2}
}
We describe here a novel technique for specimen extraction during video-assisted thoracic surgery. Traditionally, most surgeons extract specimens using a tough nylon sac or bag. However, this procedure is time-consuming and difficult for trainees to perform. We developed a novel extraction sac with two positioning finger sacs. Our technique consists of… CONTINUE READING