Video-assisted thoracoscopic excision of intrathoracic masses in children: report of two cases.

@article{Dillon1993VideoassistedTE,
  title={Video-assisted thoracoscopic excision of intrathoracic masses in children: report of two cases.},
  author={Peter W. Dillon and Robert E. Cilley and Thomas M. Krummel},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  year={1993},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={433-6}
}
Video-assisted thoracoscopy was used to remove a bronchogenic cyst in a 6-year-old boy and a foregut duplication cyst in a 2-year-old girl. Access ports were placed along the site of a proposed thoracotomy incision and chest tube exit site. Thoracoscopic excision was uneventful, and each child left the hospital on the second postoperative day. Video… CONTINUE READING