Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic bronchovascular, tracheal and carinal sleeve resections†.

  title={Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic bronchovascular, tracheal and carinal sleeve resections†.},
  author={Diego Gonz{\'a}lez-Rivas and Yang Yang and Toma{\vz} {\vS}tupnik and Dmitrii Sekhniaidze and Ricardo Rivera Fern{\'a}ndez and C. Cort{\'e}s Velasco and Yu-ming Zhu and Gening Jiang},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  volume={49 Suppl 1},
Locally advanced lung tumours often require complex surgical techniques to achieve an oncological and safe procedure. Sleeve resections when operating on endobronchial lesions or hilar tumours should be attempted whenever possible rather than performing a pneumonectomy. These procedures result in improved survival, better quality of life, a reduced loss of lung function and an improved operative mortality compared with pneumonectomy. Although the most common approach is an open thoracotomy… CONTINUE READING
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