ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
A subxiphoid single-incision video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: A case report
Çagatay Tezel, Talha Doğruyol, Serdar Evman, Volkan Baysungur, İrfan Yalçınkaya
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2017.13849
The term subxiphoid is generally referred to an incision that situated or performed below the xiphoid process. Mostly, it is used for pericardial window opening and thymectomy combined with cervical incision. Herein, we report the first case in Turkey of subxiphoid single-incision video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for a middle lobe tumor.
Keywords : Minimally invasive surgery; pulmonary resection; subxiphoid incision
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