Extrapleural thoracoscopic anterior spinal fusion: a modified video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery approach to the pediatric spine.

S. Islam, M. T. Hresko, S. J. Fishman

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Abstract

Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has recently been developed as an alternative to thoracotomy for anterior spinal surgery. We report a case in which an extrapleural dissection was combined with VATS to further improve this approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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