Thoracoscopic apico-posterior transmediastinal approach for bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax.

@article{Cho2008ThoracoscopicAT,
  title={Thoracoscopic apico-posterior transmediastinal approach for bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax.},
  author={Deog Gon Cho and Kyu Do Cho and Chul Ung Kang and Min Seop Jo},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={352-4}
}
Thoracotomic, trans-sternal or thoracoscopic approaches through transmediastinal access for contralateral lung are operative alternatives for bilateral pulmonary lesions. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for spontaneous pneumothorax (PTX) is now considered as a standard approach. Herein, we report a novel method of apico-posterior… CONTINUE READING