Uniportal thoracoscopic lobectomy for intralobar pulmonary s
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Pulmonary sequestration is an uncommon congenital condition for which surgical resection is usually indicated – either via open thoracotomy or conventional multi-port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS). Of the two types of sequestration, intralobar sequestration is technically more challenging to resect. We report the management of a 34 year old male patient with a long history of respiratory symptoms, and an extensively diseased right lower lobe. A diagnosis of sequestration was confirmed by CT scanning, showing three separate anomalous feeding vessels arising from the abdominal aorta. A right lower lobectomy using a Uniportal VATS approach was performed, and the patient discharged home on the fourth post-operative day....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750188/
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