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The Pros and Cons of Robotic and Video Assisted-Lung Surgeries

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, this roundtable focuses on minimally invasive lung surgery, highlighting robotic and video-assisted methods. Scott Swanson moderates a discussion with Shanda Blackmon, Robert Cerfolio, and Bernard Park. The panelists discuss the similarities and differences between robotic and video-assisted techniques, the learning curve for minimally invasive procedures of this kind, and safety protocols for intraoperative events.

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This content is published with the permission of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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