Uniportal video assisted thoracic surgery right main sparing lung bronchial resection: live surgery in Sao Paulo

Rodrigo A. S. Sardenberg, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas


We report the first uniportal right main sparing bronchial resection in Brazil. The procedure was performed live at Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, São Paulo during the II Brazil uniportal video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) advanced masterclass. Another uniportal VATS right upper lobectomy with bronchoplasty, uniportal VATS S6 left segmentectomy and a subxiphoid uniportal VATS mediastinal tumor, were performed as well. This VATS program was conducted in São Paulo for the first time in 2016. We hope to extend the course to other centers around the country in the next year.