Complications of thoracoscopic pulmonary resection.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Thoracoscopic strategies are becoming increasingly utilized in the management of patients with thoracic disease processes, including primary pulmonary malignancy, secondary pulmonary malignancy, granulomatous lung disease, and pleural processes. Although minimally invasive approaches have been demonstrated to improve outcomes and reduce complications, as compared to the conventional approach, the prevention, early recognition, and effective management of complications after thoracoscopic pulmonary resection are still critical factors in optimizing outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Berry, MF; D'Amico, TA

Published Date

  • 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 350 - 354

PubMed ID

  • 18395637

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1043-0679

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2007.10.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States