Thoracoscopic pulmonary resection in two cases using an endoscopic linear stapler and loop ligature

@article{Yoshida1993ThoracoscopicPR,
  title={Thoracoscopic pulmonary resection in two cases using an endoscopic linear stapler and loop ligature},
  author={Kazuhiko Yoshida and Touru Fujikawa and Yuu Nishida and Noriaki Kushida and Norimasa Okabe},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={1993},
  volume={23},
  pages={932-935}
}
Recent advances in rigid endoscopic imaging capabilities, light sources, and instrumentation have dramatically expanded the potential role of laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery. Moreover, the recent introduction of an endoscopic linear stapling device and loop ligature has made thoracoscopic pulmonary resection possible. We present herein two cases of… CONTINUE READING