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Chest Surgery pp 169-184 | Cite as

Pulmonary Lobectomy (Thoracotomy and VATS)

  • Bernard J. ParkEmail author
  • Suyog A. Mokashi
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Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)

Abstract

This chapter reviews the various approaches that may be used to perform anatomic pulmonary lobectomy, including thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). The specific steps of each type of lobectomy are demonstrated, from both thoracotomy and VATS perspectives. Extended resections, including chest wall, bronchial, and vascular sleeve resections, are covered elsewhere.

Keywords

Basilar Artery Lobe Bronchus Inferior Pulmonary Vein Serratus Anterior Muscle Mediastinal Pleura 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of SurgeryHackensack University Medical CenterHackensackUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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