Videoendoscopic pulmonary lobectomy for cancer.

@article{Roviaro1992VideoendoscopicPL,
  title={Videoendoscopic pulmonary lobectomy for cancer.},
  author={Giancarlo C Roviaro and Carlo Rebuffat and Federico Varoli and Contardo Vergani and C. Mariani and Marco Maciocco},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy & endoscopy},
  year={1992},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={244-7}
}
A videothoracoscopic right lower pulmonary lobectomy is reported. The excision was done in a 71-year-old man suffering from an adenocarcinoma of the right lower lobe, with an apparent absence of lymphnodal and systemic metastasis. The procedure has been performed using four 10-mm cannulas and a minimal inframammary thoracotomy (4 cm) by inserting a chip camera linked to the thoracoscope and connected to external monitors. The lobar hilar structures were dissected and then sutured-divided with… CONTINUE READING

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