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Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

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Published:25th Mar 2020
Single port or uniport video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has been gaining popularity in simple thoracic surgical procedures such as sympathectomy, and pleural or lung biopsies. Only recently has a Spanish group reported the successful attempt in performing single port major lung resections, including lobectomy and pneumonectomy in the literature. We describe our approach and surgical technique in single port VATS right lower lobe lobectomy for early stage non-small cell lung carcinoma.

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