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Open Videoassisted Techniques: Transcervical-Subxiphoid-Videothoracoscopic Maximal Thymectomy

  • Marcin Zieliński
  • Łukasz Hauer
  • Jarosław Kużdżał
  • Witold Sośnicki
  • Maria Harazda
  • Juliusz Pankowski
  • Tomasz Nabiałek
  • Artur Szlubowski

Abstract

There is a general agreement that thymectomy has a beneficial effect on the results of treatment of myasthenia, although any prospective randomized studies have never been performed to compare the results of operative and conservative treatment of the disease.

Keywords

Innominate Artery Xiphoid Process Innominate Vein Mediastinal Pleura Left Innominate Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcin Zieliński
    • 1
  • Łukasz Hauer
    • 1
  • Jarosław Kużdżał
    • 1
  • Witold Sośnicki
    • 1
  • Maria Harazda
    • 2
  • Juliusz Pankowski
    • 2
  • Tomasz Nabiałek
    • 3
  • Artur Szlubowski
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic SurgeryPulmonary HospitalZakopanePoland
  2. 2.Department of PathologyPulmonary HospitalZakopanePoland
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicinePulmonary HospitalZakopanePoland

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