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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy is Feasible Under Local Anesthesia

By Hans J. M. Smit, Franz M. N. H. Schramel, Tom G. Sutedja, Luud S. C. ter Laak-Uytenhaak, Marjolein H. Nannes-Pols and Pieter E. Postmus

Abstract

Video-assisted thoracoscopy (VAT) is usually performed under general anesthesia (GA). We performed an analysis to determine whether multithoracoport VAT under local anesthesia (LA) is feasible

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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