Welcome to our Clinical Papers section. These articles offer insights into the uses and benefits of minimally invasive approaches in the thoracic surgery field.
McKenna RJ Jr, Houck WV. New approaches to the minimally invasive treatment of lung cancer. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2005;11(4):282-286.
McKenna RJ Jr, Houck W, Fuller CB. Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy: experience with 1,100 cases. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;81(2):421-426.
Downey RJ, Cheng D, Kernstine K, et al. Video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer resection: A consensus statement of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2007. Innovat Tech Cardiothorac Vasc Surg. 2007;2(6):293-302.
Dürrleman N, Massard G. Thoracic incisions - general considerations. Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2006:3.