Thoracic surgery experience: the role of simulation.

Greenwood and West raise concern about open pulmonary metastasectomy [1] in response to our recentmanuscript [2]. They argue that video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is preferable over “open” surgery for therapeutic pulmonary metastasectomy because thoracotomy is a more invasive procedure and short-term outcomes suchashospital stayareworse. This… CONTINUE READING