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Ethicon Asia Pacific Thoracic Masters’ Series: Key Points for Single Port VATS Lobectomy

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


There is only one straight access from the utility port to the target structure, and this straight access should be reserved for operator’s right hand, to ensure the maximum degree of freedom and safety. For experienced single port surgeon, the best instrument setting will be Harmonic HD1000i in operator’s right hand for sharp dissection, and long curved sucker in operator’s left hand for suction/traction/blunt dissection.


Dr. Liu Chia-Chuan is a pioneer of single port VATS, he and his team performed single-port VATS anatomic resection since 2010. He further succeed the world first-case of subxiphoid LUL lobectomy for lung cancer in 2014. He published lots of papers in ATS, JTCVS, Ann Surg focused on single port VATS and subxiphoid surgery. For sharing his experience, he uploaded lots of single port VATS procedures in his YouTube channel with more than 370 followers.

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