This focused issue on“Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery in Italy: State of the Art”, guest edited by Dr. Roberto Crisci and Dr. Luca Bertolaccini, aims to review the Italian experience in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and addresses the potential benefits and limitations of the VATS and RATS in the thoracic surgical procedures.
Thoracoscopic lobectomy for locally advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer is a feasible and safe approach: analysis from multi-institutional national database
Physiopathology aspects of anatomical video-assisted thoracic surgery resections: current status and prospects of development
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy learning curve: what program should be offered in a residency course?
Cost/efficacy evaluation of the technologies applied to video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy
VATS thymectomy for early stage thymoma and myasthenia gravis: combined right-sided uniportal and left-sided three-portal approach
More are coming......