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We developed an en bloc lymphadenectomy method in the upper mediastinum with a single-port mediastinoscopic cervical approach… Expand BackgroundThe tumorous infiltration or carcinosis of the pericardium could cause pericardial effusion in up to one-third of cases… Expand ObjectiveMinimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has been widely applied for esophageal carcinoma treatment. Thoracoscope-assisted… Expand OBJECTIVE
Positron emission tomography (PET) is used increasingly in staging of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as a non… Expand An original technique for minimally invasive transmediastinal esophagectomy is described. A combined laparoscopic and video… Expand Background: Transthoracic esophagectomy (TTE) is a radical strategy for treatment of esophageal cancer, and the morbidity and… Expand Treatment of most primary mediastinal tumors is based on positive histological diagnosis; we describe a variation of anterior… Expand BACKGROUND
Although previous small series have documented the utility of pericardioscopy for accurate etiologic diagnosis of… Expand OBJECTIVES
To assess the technique of subfascial endoscopic ligation of incompetent perforatory veins by use of a mediastinoscope… Expand A new technique to obtain biopsy specimens from the pelvic lymph nodes is presented. A mediastinoscope introduced through a small… Expand