Thoracoscopic right middle lobe segmentectomy.


Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Integrative Center of General Surgery, Gunma University Hospital, 3-39-22 Showa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma, 371-8511, Japan. [Email]


Reports of right middle lobe segmentectomy are rare. We report here that anatomical right middle lobe segmentectomy is a relatively simple surgical procedure and can achieve good expansion of the remnant lung for patients with a relatively large right middle lobe.


Complete video-assisted thoracic surgery,Right middle lobe,Segmentectomy,