The use of single incision thoracoscopic surgery in diagnostic and therapeutic thoracic surgical procedures.

Kara M., Alzafer S., Okur E., Halezeroglu S.

Acta chirurgica Belgica, vol.113, no.1, pp.25-9, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 113 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2013.11680880
  • Journal Name: Acta chirurgica Belgica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-9
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Background : As a minimal invasive procedure, a standard threeportal videothoracoscopy may have complications such as chronic and residual pain. However, a single incision thoracoscopic surgery is a less invasive procedure with minimal complications. We present our series of patients who had single incision thoracoscopic surgical procedures.