Article Abstract

Transition from multiple-port to single-port video-assisted thoracic surgery pulmonary lobectomy: a technical evolution?

Authors: Camilla Vanni, Cecilia Menna, Claudio Andreetti, Anna Maria Ciccone, Mohsen Ibrahim


Minor and major anatomic pulmonary resections performed by a video-assisted thoracoscopic approach have been proved to be safe and feasible as demonstrated from the first multi portal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) experiences published in early 1990s.