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Subxiphoid mediastinal lymphadenectomy

	author = {William Guido Guerrero and Luis Angel Hernandez Arenas and Gening Jiang and Yang Yang and Diego Gonzalez-Rivas and Lei Jiang},
	title = {Subxiphoid mediastinal lymphadenectomy},
	journal = {The Journal of Visualized Surgery},
	volume = {2},
	number = {6},
	year = {2016},
	keywords = {},
	abstract = {Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has experience an exponential growth in lung anatomic resections. Since its beginnings in early 90s with the conventional multiport VATS to the more recent uniportal approach, a continuous search for a less invasive procedure has fueled the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery. In this sense, subxiphoid uniportal VATS has surge as a uniportal option that avoids damage to the intercostal nerve created in a transthoracic approach. In order for this technique to become as an acceptable choice for lung cancer, oncologic principles must be respected, including a feasible and safe mediastinal lymphadenectomy. Although technically more difficult than other VATS approaches, a complete lymphadenectomy is possible in the hands of expert VATS surgeons through a subxiphoid approach.},
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