Surgical Procedures, Thoracoscopic

Known as: Thoracoscopic Surgeries, Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedures, Surgeries, Thoracoscopic 
A minimally invasive thoracic surgical procedure that makes use of a thoracoscope.
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2017
Review
2017
Bronchiectasis in adults is a chronic disorder associated with poor quality of life and frequent exacerbations in many patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is used increasingly as an alternative to thoracotomy for lobectomy in the… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and safety of thoracoscopic lobectomy without endotracheal intubation. SUMMARY BACKGROUND… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Despite increasing incidence and morbidity, little evidence exists to inform the best management approach in childhood… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVES Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is effective for primary spontaneous pneumothorax. We sought to… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Transthoracic esophagectomy with extended lymph node dissection is associated with higher morbidity rates than transhiatal… (More)
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1999
1999
Background: The Ivor-Lewis procedure is a radical, invasive, and effective procedure for the resection of most esophageal cancers… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Talc has been generally accepted to be the most effective sclerosant for chemical pleurodesis, although the optimal… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective comparison, 60 patients suffering from complicated spontaneous pneumothorax were randomly allocated to receive… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
The authors treated 17 patients with achalasia by a thoracoscopic (15 patients) or laparoscopic (2 patients) Heller myotomy. All… (More)
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