Robot-assisted single-port surgery for mediastinal tumors
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We successfully performed totally endoscopic single-port robotic surgery. A 50-year-old man with a mediastinal tumor underwent robot-assisted tumor resection. Only one port was placed on the right side of the chest, and a robotic endoscope and two robotic instruments were inserted through the port. The instruments were crossed while avoiding collision. Single-port robotic surgery for a mediastinal tumor using the cross-arm technique was safely achieved with good clinical results and excellent cosmetic results.
KeywordsRobotics Minimally invasive surgery VATS Mediastinal tumor Incisions
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Conflict of interest
Norihiko Ishikawa and the other co-authors have no conflicts of interest associated with this study.