Middle Lobe

  • Dominique Gossot


The middle lobe bronchus lies in a groove between the two segmental arteries. It branches into two segmental bronchi that are usually not seen during a middle lobectomy (◘ Fig. 4.1a).

Supplementary material

Video 4.1

Dissection of the middle lobe veins (MOV 240662 kb)

Video 4.2

Dividing the transverse fissure (MOV 165532 kb)

Video (MOV 721451 kb)

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Gossot
    • 1
  1. 1.IMM, Curie-Montsouris Thorax InstituteParisFrance

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