Thoracoscopic Approaches in Spinal Deformities and Trauma

  • M. Dufoo

Abstract

All current concepts in minimally invasive surgery aim at reducing iatrogenic damage to tissues during surgical approaches. Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is a new procedure now being used in the spine when an anterior approach is indicated.

Keywords

Pneumonia Tuberculosis Xenon Rosen Dura 

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