Sleeve Resection

  • Hyun Koo KimEmail author
  • Kook Nam Han


The uniportal approach to video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) sleeve resection may be considered for patients undergoing conventional VATS sleeve resection. In this chapter, we describe the technical details of the uniportal VATS approach for bronchial sleeve resection. Further study is needed to address the long-term outcomes and the ability of thoracic surgeons to carry out these crowded surgical techniques.

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Uniportal VATS sleeve right lower lobectomy using 3D thoracoscopy (MP4 368105 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryKorea University Guro HospitalSeoulRepublic of Korea

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