Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B
ISSN 1673-1581(Print), 1862-1783(Online), Monthly
2006 Vol.7 No.2 P.118~128
Video-assisted thoracic surgery―the past, present status and the future
Abstract: Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has developed very rapidly in these two decades, and has replaced conventional open thoracotomy as a standard procedure for some simple thoracic operations as well as an option or a complementary procedure for some other more complex operations. In this paper we will review its development history, the present status and the future perspectives.
Key words: Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), Pneumothorax, Empyema, Lung cancer, Esophagus, Mediastinum
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Tsai-ping Lee@Bureau of Health Promotion<firstname.lastname@example.org>
I think this paper is quiet complete and useful. Ecellent.
An excellent review about the PSP.
This will give me many information about the treatment of this disease.
Tsai-ping Lee@Bureau of Health Promotion<email@example.com>
This article help the government to understand the progress of Video-assisted thoracic surgery, we could make a policy of Health Insurance as reference.
cammy@Department of Research and Teaching, St Martin De Porres Hospital<firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is one of the most significant report of the subject.
shu-jung chu@Department of Research and Teaching, St Martin De Porres Hospital<email@example.com>
a great job!!
fanghsiu@Department of Research and Teaching, St Martin De Porres Hospital<firstname.lastname@example.org>
it's a clear report.
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