Modified uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: Duke approach.
Traditional thoracoscopic strategies using two to four ports has been demonstrated to be oncologically successful for patients with resectable lung cancer, with numerous advantageous over thoracotomy. A single-incision approach has been described, but it is associated with potential disadvantages. The modified uniportal approach described may address those disadvantageous, with retention of the potential advantages of using a single incision.
Kara, HV; Balderson, SS; D'Amico, TA
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