Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted

Known as: Surgeries, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic, Thoracoscopic Surgeries, Video-Assisted, Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery 
Endoscopic surgery of the pleural cavity performed with visualization via video transmission.

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1945-2018
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The optimal surgical technique for lobectomy in lung cancer is not well defined. Proponents of video-assisted thoracic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To evaluate the technical feasibility and safety of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy for small lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND There have been no reports evaluating the completeness of systematic nodal dissection with video-assisted thoracic… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Whether video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) improves postoperative pulmonary function is still controversial. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Data regarding pulmonary function and prognosis after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy are limited. METHODS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Video-assisted thoracic surgery has been adopted by some thoracic surgeons as the preferred approach over thoracotomy for many… (More)
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1995
1995
Background: This prospective study was conducted to investigate the value of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for staging… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The prevalence and severity of chronic pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary resection remains to be defined… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
One hundred thirty-eight consecutive, nonrandomized patients, with equivalent demographic and preoperative physiologic parameters… (More)
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1993
1993
Using video thoracoscopic techniques in 30 patients over a twelve month period we have been able to perform 33 procedures that… (More)
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