Strategic planning for video-assisted thoracic surgery

Rodney J. Landreneau, Michael J. Mack, Robert J. Keenan, Steven R. Hazelrigg, Robert D. Dowling, Peter F. Ferson

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As with any operative procedure, careful preoperative and intraoperative planning are vital to achieving a safe and effective video-assisted thoracic surgical intervention. We outline some of our basic strategies for enhancing the success of this approach in the management of thoracic surgical problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-619
Number of pages5
JournalThe Annals of thoracic surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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