Climbing the slope of the learning curve in the subxiphoid uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery approach

Luca Bertolaccini, Francesco Petrella, Lorenzo Spaggiari


“I like the scientific spirit—the holding off, the being sure but not too sure, the willingness to surrender ideas when the evidence is against them: this is ultimately fine—it always keeps the way beyond open always gives life, thought, affection, the whole man, a chance to try over again after a mistake—after a wrong guess.”