Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy surgery: Tor Vergata experience.

  title={Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy surgery: Tor Vergata experience.},
  author={Tommaso Claudio Mineo and Vincenzo Ambrogi},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  volume={63 3},
The therapeutic effect of thymectomy on myasthenia gravis is not completely understood. Several types of thymectomy varying in approach and extent have been performed. None of these disclosed a neat superiority over others. Patients desire thymectomy through small, painless, and cosmetically favorable operations. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) thymectomy fits all these requests as well as that of the surgeon. Indeed, this approach allows for ample operative space, easy… CONTINUE READING