Robotic Assisted Left Upper Lobectomy
April 15, 2010
Giulia Veronesi (Milano – Italy) F. Vannucci, D. Galetta, M. Casiraghi, L. Spaggiari
A left upper robotic lobectomy is performed for a stage Ia lung adenocarcinoma. The vein is dissected an sectioned with an endostapler introduced through the posterior trocar. The bronchus is resected after the vein and last the artery are isolated and resected with an endostapler. The piece is removed trhogh the 4 cm incision in the foruth intercostals space anteriorly. A complete lymph node dissection of station 5, 6 and 7 is performed.