Article Abstract

Robotic thoracic surgery: left inferior lobectomy

Authors: Runsen Jin, Su Yang, Wei Guo, Yajie Zhang, Xingshi Chen, Han Wu, Hailei Du, Dingpei Han, Kai Chen, Jie Xiang, Hecheng Li


Robotic-assisted surgery is now well established and has been introduced into the field of thoracic surgery. We are going to share the experience of robotic surgery for left inferior lobectomy. A 44-year-old patient was underwent robotic-assisted thoracic surgery for a pulmonary nodule. The patient was discharged on postoperative day 3 without any perioperative complications. The pathological stage was T1aN0M0 (stage IA). Our result showed the robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery was a safe and feasible surgical approach for lobectomy.