Bronchial interrupted suture anastomosis for video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) right upper lobe resection.

Research paper by Qianli Q Ma, Qiduo Q Yu, Deruo D Liu

Indexed on: 10 Dec '17Published on: 10 Dec '17Published in: Journal of thoracic disease


A 60 years old man with right upper lobe squamous cell carcinoma was admitted in the department of thoracic surgery after receiving two cycles of chemotherapy. Chest computed tomography (CT) revealed the mass reduce to 2.0×1.5 cm. No contraindications or metastasis was found after routine preoperative examination. It took 3 hours to complete this operation. Final pathology stage was T3N0M0, stage IIA. This patient discharged on the 7th postoperative day with no complications.

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