This focused issue, guest edited by Dr. Roberto Crisci and Dr. Luca Bertolaccini, aims to present and to publish the experience and technique for VATS Lobectomy shared by the world-known experts based on clinical or experimental studies of different centers performing VATS lobectomy. Through this issue, we hope to update the international literature on this topic and share different international experiences on surgical approaches to VATS lobectomy, as well as to provide young surgeons a comprehensive discussion on this topic.
Preoperative function evaluation of the major lung resection: muscle-sparing axillary mini-thoracotomy versus video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Subxiphoid uniportal video assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy, evolution of the technique and progress of learning curve
The series “Surgical Approaches to VATS Lobectomy: Meet the Experts” was commissioned by the editorial office, Shanghai Chest without any sponsorship or funding. Roberto Crisci and Luca Bertolaccini served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.