Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Traditionally, as many as six incisions are required for video-assisted thoracoscop-ic surgery (VATS) for bilateral lung tumor resection but Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery needs only one incision. Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (SPVATS) approach is recognized as a modality to perform thoracic surgery that could further enhance patient satisfaction with minimized access trauma, less pain, and faster recovery.
Surgical procedure: Single-port VATS pulmonary resections Tumor size(cm): 0.92±0.50
- Wound retractor WR-60ES (3-cm incision)
- 5-mm or 10-mm I 30-degree thoracoscopic video camera
- Grasping instruments
- Mechanical staplers (fitted into the single incision)