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Archives of Surgery
Objective: To develop a minimally invasive videoassisted thoracic surgery technique. Design: Case series. Setting: University referral center. Patients: Six consecutive patients with a pneumothorax who underwent video-assisted thoracic surgery through a single skin incision. Interventions: A flexible digital bronchoscope was placed in a scope guide. A single 2.0-cm skin incision was made in the midaxillary line. The entire lung was carefully explored. An endoscopic stapling device was thendoi:10.1001/archsurg.133.2.145 pmid:9484725 fatcat:5rxxld4sdjhvpfq7jgukw74t5i