Modified uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: Duke approach.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kara, HV; Balderson, SS; D'Amico, TA

Published Date

  • December 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 98 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2239 - 2241

PubMed ID

  • 25468108

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.086


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands