Neuroblastoma pp 343-355 | Cite as

Neuroblastoma: Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Jörg FuchsEmail author
  • Steven W. Warmann


Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is increasingly used as a technique for surgical procedures in children; this includes surgery for oncological conditions. During recent years, a development took place during which, the execution of more and more complex oncological procedures in children have been reported. Abdominal and thoracic neuroblastomas (NB) are part of this development. The following chapter highlights the current state of the art of MIS in NB and gives an outlook on future developments.


Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) Laparoscopy Thoracoscopy Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric UrologyUniversity Children’s Hospital TübingenTübingenGermany

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