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Lobectomy

DuyKhanh P Ceppa, Thomas J Birdas
Lobectomy is a topic covered in the Pearson's General Thoracic.

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Key Points

  • Lobectomy is the gold standard for localized lung cancer.
  • Understanding the three-dimensional relationship among bronchus, artery, and vein are critical to safe surgery.
  • Minimally-invasive and traditional open techniques have similar post-operative and oncologic outcomes.

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Key Points

  • Lobectomy is the gold standard for localized lung cancer.
  • Understanding the three-dimensional relationship among bronchus, artery, and vein are critical to safe surgery.
  • Minimally-invasive and traditional open techniques have similar post-operative and oncologic outcomes.

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Last updated: March 19, 2020