Reply to the comments on ‘Three-arm robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for locally advanced N2 non-small cell lung cancer’, a better technique, new territory, and future hopes

Xinghua Cheng, Jia Huang, Jiantao Li, Peiji Lu, Qingquan Luo


We thank Dr. Phillips et al. from the United States (1) and Dr. Baste from France (2) for their thoughtful comments on our recent article describing a case of clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated by robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS).