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.

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery
Single incision extended video assisted transcervical thymectomy
Marcello Migliore, Alessandra Criscione, Marco Nardini, Francesco Patti, Francesco Borrata

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for esophageal cancer
Hasan F. Batirel

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
A glance at the history of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery
Tommaso Claudio Mineo, Vincenzo Ambrogi

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

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

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

More are coming......