Right Lower Lobe

  • Eva Fieira Costa
  • María Delgado Roel
  • Marina Paradela de la Morena


The uniportal approach, as the three or two-port thoracoscopic procedures, must follow the oncological principles for any major pulmonary resection. The dissection of the hilar structures must be carried out individually, and mediastinal lymphadenectomy must be performed, all through video-visualization with no rib spreading.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Fieira Costa
    • 1
  • María Delgado Roel
    • 1
  • Marina Paradela de la Morena
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic SurgeryCoruña Universtity HospitalA CoruñaSpain

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