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Robotic Assisted Right Bilobectomy with Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
Omar F. Hasan, Lana Schumacher.
Allegheny Health Network, PITTSBURGH, PA, USA.

OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate a minimally invasive approach to a challenging large tumor invading the chest wall.
METHODS: Robotic assisted bilobectomy with chest wall resection and reconstruction.
RESULTS: Successful oncological resection by minimally invasive approach. Patient had limited morbidity and was discharged home on postoperative day 2.
CONCLUSIONS:
Minimally invasive approach is a viable option for advanced T-stage tumors even after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiation.


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