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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2006 Vol.7 No.2 P.118~128

10.1631/jzus.2006.B0118


Video-assisted thoracic surgery―the past, present status and the future


Author(s):  Luh Shi-ping, Liu Hui-ping

Affiliation(s):  Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Taipei Tzu-Chi Medical University Hospital, Taiwan 231, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   luh572001@yahoo.com.tw

Key Words:  Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), Pneumothorax, Empyema, Lung cancer, Esophagus, Mediastinum


Luh Shi-ping, Liu Hui-ping. Video-assisted thoracic surgery―the past, present status and the future[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2006, 7(6): 118~128.

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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.

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