ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Unusual complication of endostapler use in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
H. Volkan Kara1, İsmail Sarbay1, Nurlan Alizade1, Akif Turna1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2019.16692
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is becoming more popular in thoracic surgery practice. Use of endostaplers is mandatory for anatomical video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery resections. In this article, we present an unusual complication related to use of endostapler, which, to our knowledge, may be the first reported in the literature.
Keywords : Complication, postoperative, stapler, uniportal, videoassisted thoracosopic surgery
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