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Minimally Invasive Robotic Assisted Sleeve Lobectomy

  • Thomas SchmidEmail author
  • Johannes Bodner
  • Florian Augustin
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Abstract

As thoracoscopic procedures expand in their application to more complex procedures, sleeve lobectomies might be performed minimally invasive in carefully selected patients. This chapter gives a short overview of indications and contraindications, reasons for selecting a robotic approach, and a detailed description of a clinical minimally invasive robotic assisted sleeve lobectomy.

Keywords

Sleeve Lobectomy Bronchoplastic Procedures Sleeve Resection Lobe Vein VATS Lobectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Schmid
    • 1
    Email author
  • Johannes Bodner
    • 1
  • Florian Augustin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic SurgeryInnsbruck Medical UniversityInnsbruckAustria

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