Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy by non-intubated or intubated anesthesia: a comparative analysis of short-term outcome.

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to reveal the short-term outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) segmentectomy without tracheal intubation compared with intubated general anesthesia with one-lung ventilation (OLV). METHODS We performed a retrospective review of our institutional database of consecutive 140 patients undergoing VATS… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2016.02.50

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