Video-assisted thoracic surgery: Risks and benefits

@article{HBRisM2007VideoassistedTS,
  title={Video-assisted thoracic surgery: Risks and benefits},
  author={D. H.B.RisM. and Didier Lardinois and Mathias Gugger},
  journal={Acta Chirurgica Austriaca},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={286-291}
}
Background: Thoracoscopy has been used throughout this century, especially in the treatment of pleural disease. The introduction of video-assistance and especially designed instruments such as stapling devices in 1992 led to a worldwide and enthusiastic application for the treatment of a variety of thoracic pathologies. Methods: This report summarizes our… CONTINUE READING