Video assisted thoracic surgery for treatment of pneumothorax and lung resections: Systematic review of randomised clinical trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Diseases
  • Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted

abstract

  • Video assisted thoracic surgery is associated with better outcomes and seems to have a complication profile comparable with that of thoracotomy for the treatment of pneumothorax and minor resections. As for lobectomy, further studies are needed to determine how it compares with thoracotomy.

publication date

  • October 30, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC524550

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bmj.38243.440486.55

PubMed ID

  • 15385408

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1008

volume

  • 329

number

  • 7473