Single port video-assisted thoracic surgery: advancing scope technology.

@article{Ng2015SinglePV,
  title={Single port video-assisted thoracic surgery: advancing scope technology.},
  author={Calvin S. H. Ng and Randolph H. L. Wong and Rainbow W. H. Lau and Anthony P. C. Yim},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={751}
}
We read with interest the article by Yang et al. [1] on the use of a flexible video endoscope for single-port video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) right upper lobectomy to improve space available for the operating surgeon and reduce fencing. The video endoscope their group described has great visual versatility, and can be utilized for multiple indications beyond those of thoracic surgery, for example as an aortic angioscope during aortic dissection surgery [2]. We have had the experience of… CONTINUE READING

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Single port video-assisted thoracic surgery: advancing scope technology

  • CSH Ng, RHL Wong, RWH Lau, APC. Yim
  • Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
  • 2015
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