What is the role of VATS in the workup of secondary lung cancer?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Daniel S Schwartz, MD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) with lung biopsy is an inpatient procedure with a high diagnostic yield and a low complication rate. It can also be used for curative resection.

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