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Oncologic Outcomes After VATS Resection

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Patterson GA. Oncologic Outcomes After VATS Resection. June 2018. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.6447629.

G. Alexander Patterson of the Washington Univervisty School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, gives a presentation on oncologic outcomes after video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) resections. He discusses the suitability of the VATS approach for oncologically-sound procedures, recent usage rates of VATS, and the importance of nodal dissection regardless of surgical approach.

This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.

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