Systematic review and meta-analysis of uniportal versus multiportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer.

@article{Harris2016SystematicRA,
  title={Systematic review and meta-analysis of uniportal versus multiportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer.},
  author={Christopher G. Harris and Rebecca S. James and David H Tian and Tristan Dongbo Yan and Mathew Peter Doyle and Diego Gonz{\'a}lez-Rivas and Christopher Qian Cao},
  journal={Annals of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={76-84}
}
BACKGROUND Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has emerged as a less invasive alternative to the conventional multiportal approach in the treatment of lung cancer. The benefits of this uniportal technique have not yet been characterized in patients undergoing VATS lobectomy. This meta-analysis aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of uniportal and multiportal VATS lobectomy for patients with lung cancer. METHODS A systematic review was conducted using seven electronic… CONTINUE READING

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Uniportal vs. multiportal VATS lobectomy: a meta-analysis © Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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  • All rights reserved. Ann Cardiothorac Surg
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