Posted On 2017-09-13 16:47:28

This Focused issue on “UNIPORTAL (SINGLE INCISION) VATS”, guest edited by Dr. Marcello Migliore, Dr. Alan Sihoe, and Dr. Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, aims to provide a leading international platform for wide range of thoracic and general surgeon, researchers, academicians and people from industry to discuss and present the most recent advances and developments in Uniportal (single port) or single incision VATS.

Original Article on Thoracic Surgery
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) technique is associated with decreased narcotic usage over traditional VATS lobectomy
Scott Gregory Louis, William James Gibson, Chase Lynn King, Nirmal Kumar Veeramachaneni

Uniportal non-intubated lung metastasectomy
Tommaso Claudio Mineo, Francesco Sellitri, Eleonora Fabbi, Vincenzo Ambrogi

Subxiphoid uniportal VATS thymectomy
MarcinZieliński,Mariusz Rybak,Katarzyna Solarczyk-Bombik,Michal Wilkojc,Wojciech Czajkowski,Sylweriusz Kosinski,Edward Fryzlewicz,Tomasz Nabialek,Malgorzata Szolkowska,Juliusz Pankowski

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
For which thoracic operation is U-VATS superior?
Kyoji Hirai, Yutaka Enomoto, Jitsuo Usuda

Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in hemothorax
Stefano Sanna, Luca Bertolaccini, Jury Brandolini, Desideria Argnani, Marta Mengozzi, Alessandro Pardolesi, Piergiorgio Solli

Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for pneumothorax and blebs/bullae
Luca Bertolaccini, Alessandro Pardolesi, Jury Brandolini, Piergiorgio Solli

Anaesthesiology for uniportal VATS: double lumen, single lumen and tubeless
Ze-Rui Zhao, Rainbow W. H. Lau, Calvin S. H. Ng

Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in esophageal diseases: an introduction
Toni Lerut

Extended uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer: is it feasible?
Iñigo Royo-Crespo, Arthur Vieira, Paula A. Ugalde 

A word of caution—when uniportal VATS should not be done
Florian Augustin, Thomas Schmid

A glance at the history of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery
Tommaso Claudio Mineo, Vincenzo Ambrogi

Editorial on Thoracic Surgery
Proper use of history
Alan D. L. Sihoe

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery
Extended uniportal bilateral sympathectomy
Marcello Migliore, Manuela Palazzolo, Manuela Pennisi, Marco Nardini, Francesco Borrata

Single incision extended video assisted transcervical thymectomy
Marcello Migliore, Alessandra Criscione, Marco Nardini, Francesco Patti, Francesco Borrata

Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for esophageal cancer
Hasan F. Batirel

Perspective on Thoracic Surgery
Advantages and disadvantages of single incision VATS in major anatomical resection for lung cancer
Semih Halezeroğlu

Perspective on uniportal thoracic surgery: where do we stand and what is the future
Marco Nardini, Rocco Bilancia, Joel Dunning

Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery, and the uni-surgeon: new words for the contemporary world
Marcello Migliore

More are coming......