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Thomas A. D'Amico

complications is lower after thoracoscopic lobectomy than with thoracotomy. 15 – 22 One study, using a case-matched strategy, compared 122 patients undergoing thoracoscopic surgery and 122 undergoing thoracotomy. 15 Overall, complications were lower in the

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Jacob Klapper and Thomas A. D’Amico

Background Minimally invasive thoracoscopic surgery is defined by the reliance on video technology and the avoidance of rib spreading. Since lobectomy using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) was first reported, 1 – 3 the application

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Alfredo A. Santillan, Jeffrey M. Farma, Kenneth L. Meredith, Nilay R. Shah and Scott T. Kelley

thoracoscopic surgery (HALTS) in radical esophagectomy with three-field lymphadenectomy for thoracic esophageal cancer . Eur J Surg Oncol 2005 ; 31 : 1166 – 1174 . 34. Palanivelu C Prakash A Senthilkumar R . Minimally invasive esophagectomy

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Aaron M. Cheng and Douglas E. Wood

. Surgery for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus thoracotomy approaches to lobectomy . Ann Thorac Surg 2008 ; 86 : 2008 – 2018 . 12. Rizk NP Ghanie A Hsu M . A

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David S. Ettinger

adenocarcinoma, and invasive adenocarcinoma variants. Surgery Although only 20% of pulmonary resections in the United States use video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), this technique seems to be gaining greater acceptance in early-stage lung cancer

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Vivek Verma

Oosterhuis JW Palma DA . Stage I-II non-small-cell lung cancer treated using either stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) or lobectomy by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS): outcomes of a propensity score-matched analysis . Ann Oncol 2013

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Tilmann Bochtler, Volker Endris, Anna Reiling, Jonas Leichsenring, Michal R. Schweiger, Sebastian Klein, Fabian Stögbauer, Benjamin Goeppert, Peter Schirmacher, Alwin Krämer and Albrecht Stenzinger

of writing. In July 2016, a suspicious mass in the lower right lung together with enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes prompted video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). During this procedure, retrosternal lymphadenectomy, thymectomy, and partial

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Christopher Gilbert, Lonny Yarmus and David Feller-Kopman

mediastinoscopy, or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). One of the most shocking statistics was from a survey of 729 hospitals treating more than 40,000 patients with lung cancer, which found that mediastinoscopy was performed in only 27% of patients

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Andrew D. Lerner and David Feller-Kopman

techniques include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), thoracotomy, and mediastinoscopy, 6 with VATS being less invasive than thoracotomy and having low absolute complication rates. 7 Furthermore, unlike nonoperative biopsies, Figure 1

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Todd L. Demmy, Lin Gu, Jack E. Burkhalter, Eric M. Toloza, Thomas A. D'Amico, Susan Sutherland, Xiaofei Wang, Laura Archer, Linda J. Veit, Leslie Kohman and the Cancer and Leukemia Group B

through the randomization process. Wide practice variability exists regarding how patients at risk for malignant effusions are evaluated and treated. Patients who are uncomfortable often receive an expeditious chest tube, video-assisted thoracoscopic