Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Indications

Complicated Parapneumonic Effusion/Empyema with Incomplete Drainage by Chest Tube (see Pleural Effusion-Parapneumonic, [[Pleural Effusion-Parapneumonic]])

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Lung Cancer with Requirement for Lung Resection (Lung Cancer, [[Lung Cancer]])

  • Types
    • Lobectomy

Open Lung Biopsy for Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease (see Interstitial Lung Disease, [[Interstitial Lung Disease]])

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Technique

Procedures Performed During Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)


Adverse Effects/Complications

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References

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