Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy (Ongoing)

Posted On 2019-07-01 01:55:37

This focused issue on “Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy” is edited by Dr. Hitoshi Igai, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Maebashi Red Cross Hospital, Gunma, Japan.

Dr. Hitoshi Igai completed his Thoracic Surgery Residency at the Department of General Thoracic, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University. He worked at Kurashiki Central Hospital as a Staff Doctor and Kagawa University as an Assistant Professor. In 2010, Dr. Igai was recruited to Maebashi Red Cross Hospital as an Assistant Director. And, in 2016, He started Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program at Toronto General Hospital, Research Institute, University Health Network simultaneouly. He is a Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society and Japanese Association for Chest Surgery. His research focuses on Tracheal Cartilage Regeneration and Minimally Invasive Surgery, especially VATS or Pulmonary Segmentectomy.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Introduction to This Focused Issue
  2. Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  3. Uniportal VATS Uncommon Segmentectomy
  4. How to Make Intersegmental Plane in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  5. The Usefulness of Preoperative 3DCT Angiobronchography in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  6. Troubleshooting in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  7. The Tips of rt. S1 Segmentectomy in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  8. The Tips of rt. S3 Segmentectomy in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  9. The Tips of rt. S6 Segmentectomy in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  10. The Tips of rt. S8 Segmentectomy in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy
  11. The Tips of rt. S9+10 Segmentectomy in Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy

The series “Uniportal VATS Segmentectomy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Hitoshi Igai is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.