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The uni-portal video-assisted thoracic surgery: achievements and potentials

	author = {Michele Salati and Gaetano Rocco},
	title = {The uni-portal video-assisted thoracic surgery: achievements and potentials},
	journal = {Journal of Thoracic Disease},
	volume = {6},
	number = {Suppl 6},
	year = {2014},
	keywords = {},
	abstract = {Described for the first time in 2004 for performing minor lung resection, during the following ten years a growing scientific evidence supported the spread and evolution of the uni-portal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). This novel approach, performed using a single thoracic incision, requires a change of perspective in relation to traditional VATS, offering on the other hand a great versatility for numerous surgical procedures. The present work reviews the literature inherent to the uni-portal VATS with the aim of highlighting the principles of this technique, the fields of application, the obtained results and the future perspectives.},
	issn = {2077-6624},	url = {}