Article Abstract

The era of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Authors: Monica Pastina, Cecilia Menna, Claudio Andreetti, Mohsen Ibrahim

Abstract

The first anatomic lung resection was performed through video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in 1992. Since then, VATS technique has been evolving in terms of clinical indications and surgical technique for early stage (I or II) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment.