Aim: Thoracoscopic lobectomy is superior to thoracotomy, but the evidence for this assumption is low. We present a comparison between thoracotomy and thoracoscopy in term of postoperative complications, mortality, postoperative, hospital stay and quaklity of life. Patients and methods: This is a rectrospective analysis of 224 lobectomies in 24-months. 128 patients (57.1%) were operated by thoracotomy; 96 patients (42.9%) by videothoracoscopy. Results: Major complications were observed in 4/128 (3.1%) in thoracotomy group and in 1/96 (16.7%) thoracoscopy. Thoracoscopy patients had a shorter hospital stay. Conclusion: our study shows an advantage of thorascopy over thoracotomy but furher studies are needed.
|Numero di pagine||5|
|Rivista||IL GIORNALE DI CHIRURGIA|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2019|
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Tomasello, G., Cocorullo, G., Faso, F. L., Kawamukai, Lacava, Vaglia, A., Gagliardo, C. M., & Iadicola, D. (2019). POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS,PAIN AND QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER THORACOSCOPIC OF THOREACOTOMIC LOBECTOMY FOR LUNG CANCER. IL GIORNALE DI CHIRURGIA, 40, 115-119.