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VATS Lobectomy: The Copenhagen Experience

  • Henrik Jessen HansenEmail author
  • René H. Petersen
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Abstract

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy is now a well-accepted way to perform a minimally invasive lobectomy and has been done almost in two decades.

Keywords

Middle Lobe Superior Pulmonary Vein Posterior Port Utility Incision Left Upper Lobe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2.15.2The Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, The National University HospitalCopenhagenDenmark

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