Video Assisted Thracoscopic Surgery or VATS

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Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, often referred to as VATS, is performed using a small video camera that is introduced into the patient’s chest via a scope. It is used both for diagnostic as well therapeutic procedures. Compared with open thoracotomy, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is considered to be minimally invasive. It is finding an ever-increasing role […]