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  • Diego Gonzalez-Rivas
  • Tomaž Štupnik
  • Erik De Loos

Clinical Solution:
Uniportal VATS Lobectomy

Technical Solution:

  • HARMONIC® HD 1000i
  • ECHELON FLEX™ Powered Vascular Stapler

Learning Objective:
This course is designed to develop and enhance the skills needed to perform the uniportal VATS lobectomy. The faculty will share their experiences of uniportal as well as explain and discuss the surgical strategies for uniportal procedures.

Target Group:
Qualified Thoracic surgeons with advanced VATS lobectomy surgical experience and some independent surgical experience of uniportal VATS lobectomy. Ideally performed around 100 multiportal VATS procedures independently and already performing uniportal VATS procedures as standard for procedures such as biopsies, wedge resections and bullectomy. Hospital should be supportive of maintaining a UNIPORTAL technique.