Medial-basal segment (S7)-sparing right basal segmentectomy

  • Toshiki Yajima
  • Kimihiro ShimizuEmail author
  • Akira Mogi
  • Takayuki Kosaka
  • Seshiru Nakazawa
  • Ken Shirabe
How to Do It


The technique of medial-basal segment (S7)-sparing basal segmentectomy has not previously been reported. Herein we report the technical details of thoracoscopic anatomical basal segmentectomy preserving S7 in patients with B7ab branching pattern.


Medial-basal segment-sparing Segmentectomy Complete video-assisted thoracic surgery 



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All authors participated in this study and agree on the content of this manuscript. No author has any financial or other relationships that could lead to a conflict of interest.

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© The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Integrative Center of General SurgeryGunma University HospitalMaebashiJapan

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