Modified uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: Duke approach.


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

Pubmed Central 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