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Surgical techniques for early-stage thymoma: Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy versus transsternal thymectomy
The authors compared outcomes of surgical management of early stage thymoma in 125 patients undergoing unilateral VATS to 137 patients undergoing transsternal resection. OR time, blood loss, chest tube drainage, chest tube duration, and LOS were less in the VATS group. Complication rates and local recurrence rates were similar.