Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Segmentectomy

Hyun Koo Kim, Kook Nam Han

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Abstract

This article addresses technical details of uniportal VATS segmentectomy by lung segments, suggesting available techniques for lesion localization and identification of the intersegmental plane. Long-term results and superiority have not yet been characterized in standard VATS for lung malignancy. Indications include almost all thoracic procedures currently performed by conventional multiport VATS. We review our experience and published literature on the feasibility of uniportal VATS segmentectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-398
Number of pages12
JournalThoracic Surgery Clinics
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Nov 1

Keywords

  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Segmentectomy
  • Single-port VATS
  • Sublobar resection
  • Uniportal VATS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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