The advantage of sleeve lobectomy over pneumonectomy

Giulio Maurizi, Anna Maria Ciccone, Erino Angelo Rendina


The comment from Dr. Ludwig (1) to ore recent paper on lower sleeve lobectomy, the so-called “Y” sleeve (2), is interesting and it deals on some important points related to technical aspects in this setting. It is a pleasure to reply to an author that has published important contributions on sleeve lobectomy, reporting, over time, results from patients that had undergone sleeve lobectomy and pneumonectomy.