Stepwise Tactile Localization and Wedge Resections for Deep Pulmonary Nodules during Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, 2015.
This article details a modified method of tactile localization for deep pulmonary nodules of less than 20 mm size and at a distance of more than 15 mm from the visceral pleura. Sixteen patients with deep nodules were successfully located and underwent subsequent thoracoscopic wedge resection. This technique is a continuance of the traditi...More
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